Sheryl Crow and her friends have had it with the long election cycle


Most voters will likely agree that the current election cycle is way too long, but Sheryl Crow is trying to actually do something about that. 

While we’ve become accustomed to the current cycle that lasts well over a year and each party’s candidate is determined before the conventions, that wasn’t always the case. Before the primary system was instituted in the early 20th century, the cycle was only a few months long, the candidates often unknown until balloting at conventions. 

And even once the primary cycle was implemented, election seasons were still mercifully short. For instance, John F. Kennedy announced his candidacy for the 1960 election in January of that year and in 1968, Richard Nixon announced his candidacy on Feb. 1.  Read more…

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