Now that the Tory’s primary in Totnes is over, I thought I’d add a couple of extra thoughts following my previous post on the subject. The first is that, following the discovery that the candidates each had an expenses limit of £200, it is hard to see how this was much of a test at… Continue reading More thought on primaries – and London Mayors
The Tories’ open primary experiment in Totnes intrigues me. Douglas Carswell describes it as “credible attempt to create a new system of open source politics.” I am a bit dismissive about their experiments with “primaries” thus far (most of the Tory candidate selections which have been labeled as “primaries” have in fact been caucuses). The… Continue reading “Open Source Politics” in Totnes?