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Part II of Roundtable for Independent Candidates

The second installment posted of  a candidates’ roundtable by the Independent Voters of The question this week was, “How will you counter the “wasted vote” argument that all independent and third party challengers face?” James handled this question easily because this State has an open, top-two primary. Since the major parties are often divided with numerous candidates, an Independent candidate has a much better chance to build a competitive primary constituency here than in other States. Also, voters, whether they are Democrat or Republican, can vote for Windle as an Independent with “no party preference” in the Washington State primary. See the full response at: