FLORIDA IS NOT THE END OF IT.
INDEPENDENTS HAD NO VOICE.
Without independents, will McCain, Obama falter?
BY REID J. EPSTEIN
11:06 PM EST, January 28, 2008
In New Hampshire, independent voters pushed Republican John McCain to victory. And Democrat Barack Obama regularly describes himself as the candidate to attract independents and Republicans to Democratic ideals.
But Tuesday, when voters go to the polls in the Florida primary, and again next week when New Yorkers do the same, independent voters will be shut out, potentially hurting the two presidential candidates who have based their campaigns partly on appealing to independents.