Pat O’Brien, in the Democratic primary runoff for secretary of state, steps forward with some sound legislative proposals to avoid future fiascos such as has occurred in Garland County. The Election Commission there reduced the 40 polling places to two for the runoff, though voters countywide have a number of races to consider. This was the big sin, but it was compounded by a farcical botched attempt to add a day of early voting (contrary to the law) to make up for the reduced polling places.

O’Brien’s ideas: