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2012 Democratic National Convention
Open primaries for every state
Open primaries for every state

I was waiting to see how long it would take after a Republican victory in Maryland for the gerrymandering argument to pop up again, and it wasn't long at all ("Stop the gerrymandering," Dec. 2). Letter writer Thomas Ferraro has the right argument in the wrong state. Not a single national election has ever turned on Maryland's vote. Maybe Pennsylvania's, Ohio's, Florida's or, my favorite for gerrymandering purposes, Texas. There is only a single seat at risk in Maryland, and it is nauseating the lengths they go to in order to manipulate it. You ask how Texas got on my list since they are always on the red side? The answer can be seen in the seating of...

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