National Affairs: How Delegates Are Chosen

Illinois' Senator Paul Douglas last week pointed a monitory finger at the forthcoming national conventions. Said Democrat Douglas: "The delegates to these conventions will not really represent the people. They will have been chosen by the party bosses and the professional political leaders in most of the states."

Paul Douglas had in mind a bill he has introduced in the Senate. Its purpose: to encourage more presidential preference primaries in the states this year. But what the Illinois Senator and some others really want is embodied in a proposal by Florida's Democratic Senator George...

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