Elections

3 Reasons the Political Primary System Is Broken — and 3 Ways To Fix It

The U.S. is pretty much the only country in the world that holds primary elections before the general one, and this system is a major reason American politics has become so dysfunctional, according to NBCLX political editor Noah Pransky. He breaks down why primaries disenfranchise voters and create more extreme candidates, and possible solutions to fix them.