Always bet on the candidate whose supporters have been to caucus before.
People always make the mistake of assuming that you can handicap caucuses the way you handicap actual elections. (Keep that in mind when you’re reading the polls.)
Compared to caucuses, elections are simple. A voter shows up at the polling place between the hours of 7 am and 7 pm (roughly), checks in, votes, and leaves. No problem. It takes about ten minutes. Got a morning meeting? Swing by the polling place at lunch. Or after work. Or just vote absentee. For a first-time voter, it’s pretty user-friendly. [Read more...]