Is this any way to pick a presidential candidate for any party? I think not. The majority of states are left out of the process. How is that legitimate? Is Iowa out of the loop? Yes Is the entire system out of the loop? Yes Our government is always claiming the USA is about democracy. In that case allow the citizens to practice democracy by allowing citizens to vote on these issues in 2012: Let's demand a new system and vote in Fair Vote America : FairVote.org | Instant Runoff Voting Demand a change on the next ballot. FairVote.org | Home Let's have public financing of campaigns. Citizens cannot afford special interest money campaigns for it is the citizens that get left out. Let citizens vote on this issue. Home | Public Campaign Bribery of elected officials and bribed officials = the most stinky of all bribery! Day in and day out our elected officials spend hours each day campaigning for campaign dollars.