A Letter to the Editor of the Morgan Messenger printed on Wednesday, July 20th, 2011:
Your recent (July 13th, www.morgan-messenger.com) editorial lamenting the expense of political party conventions to taxpayers strikes a chord deep in my heart.
Political party primaries are a huge improvement over political party conventions, because political primaries give a direct vote for candidates to the voters, and political conventions do not.
Nevertheless, you are absolutely correct in proposing that taxpayers should not bear the expense of financing political party primaries.
Delegate Larry D. Kump