Iowa Republicans had their say Tuesday night, and voters in five other states will select their presidential nominee before Minnesota Republicans caucus, on Feb. 7. Voters in Colorado and Missouri are also convening that night.
It's not inconceivable that, by then, the Republican nominee will already be decided—in the media and the public's mindset, if not in the actual count of delegates necessary to secure the nomination.
Patch wants to know: Is the primary process, which staggers primaries and caucuses this year through June 26 (oh, poor Utah), unfair to democracy? Take our poll and give us your thoughts in the comments below.