Florida Fair And Open Primaries

Frequently Asked Questions

Which races would be affected by the amendment? 


       o State elective offices and federal offices; Presidential primaries unchanged

Is a top two primary election constitutional? 


       o YES – US Supreme Court ruled (7-2) in March 2008

How many states have a top two open primary? 


       o California, Washington, (Modified Top Two in Louisiana and Nebraska)

Won’t top two result in single party races? 


       o In three election cycles Washington State had < 8% single party races

Won’t minor parties suffer under a top two system? 


       o An all candidate primary draws attention to minor party candidates 
       o Minor parties have opportunity to build coalition voting blocks in primary

Who do I contact to get additional information?


       o Go To Our  "Contact Us"  Page And Submit Your Request


How Do Primaries Work?