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Despite an overwhelming defeat in 2012, former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson, shown in this file photo, wants to try again in 2016 to win voter approval for creating a primary system in which the top two vote-getters advance to the general election regardless of party. (Cronkite News Service Photo by Sean Peick)

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Organizer tries again for top-two primary system

With independents now the state's largest voting bloc, former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson said he's getting ready for another attempt at establishing primary elections that have the top two vote-getters advancing regardless of party.


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