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Votes should not be political tools in Democratic primary elections

It was disconcerting albeit revealing to watch the Democratic National Committee consider and decide how and to whom to apportion votes. Democratic primary voters and their votes were treated as personal assets to be used as bargaining chips and collateral to maintain power and control.

Rules governing the timing and sequence when states with particular demographic and ethnic groups will be allowed to vote indicate elections are more about profiling and identity politics than substance and ideas.

The last time I checked, "one man, one vote" was still the law of the land. Adjusting and apportioning votes to suit one candidate or another is not just unconstitutional, but immoral. We are losing control of our government and our votes are being adjusted, apportioned and manipulated.

Ed Konecnik

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