Walker http://weku.fm en Closed and Open Primaries http://weku.fm/post/closed-and-open-primaries <p><br />During next week&rsquo;s primary, as they have done for decades, members of the Democratic Party will choose their candidates and Republicans will do the same.&nbsp; The system is called a &lsquo;closed primary.&rsquo;&nbsp; It excludes voters without a party affiliation.&nbsp; It also means voters registered in one party cannot vote in another party&rsquo;s primary.&nbsp; Now, there&rsquo;s been discussion in one statewide office race about the pros and cons of opening up the Kentucky primary a bit. Thu, 12 May 2011 04:01:00 +0000 Stu Johnson, WEKU 3235 at http://weku.fm