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The Caucus System: Anathema of Apathy -- By Matthew Carling

“The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy.”  Some of the self-proclaimed political oligarchy is “reviewing” the Utah caucus system arguing that many voters feel disenfranchised when it comes to their choice of candidates on Election Day.  Political pundits claim that the current caucus system hijacks “democracy” every other March when Utahans elect neighborhood delegates to represent them at county and state nominating conventions.