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...party. That meant Libertarians could vote for Republicans or Greens could vote for Democrats. That's called a "blanket primary," and the U.S. Supreme Court said two years ago - in a challenge brought by the California Democratic Party...

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Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...alternatives being discussed. House Judiciary Chairman Norm Rokeberg of Anchorage said he sees little prospect for a blanket primary, even though most of his constituents favor it. "I don't think enough like-minded people share my concern...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

WASHINGTON -- Primaries that allow voters to cast their ballots for any candidate, regardless of party, violate the rights of state political parties, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in throwing out California's primary system.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062600/Loc_court.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...going to do something about a blanket primary,'' said Glenda Carino, Ulmer's press officer. In a blanket primary, any registered voter can vote...law. It had been argued that a blanket primary was infringing on the Republicans...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...political party to participate in a blanket primary if it doesn't want to. A...election ballot. Q. What's a blanket primary? A. In a blanket primary...them. The Supreme Court said a blanket primary allows voters unaffiliated with...

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Ruling will alter primary

...going to do something about a blanket primary,'' said Glenda Carino, Ulmer's press officer. In a blanket primary, any registered voter can vote...law. It had been argued that a blanket primary was infringing on the Republicans...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062800/Loc_primary.html
Local
Figuring out the new closed primary

...state cannot force a political party to participate in a blanket primary if it doesn't want to. A political party has the...chooses freely among them. The Supreme Court said a blanket primary allows voters unaffiliated with a party to choose...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080900/Ope_myturn.html
Opinion
Republicans stick to closed primary

...alternatives being discussed. House Judiciary Chairman Norm Rokeberg of Anchorage said he sees little prospect for a blanket primary, even though most of his constituents favor it. "I don't think enough like-minded people share my concern...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020801/Loc_Republicans.html
Local
Supreme Court ruling could affect Alaska primaries

...approved by the state's voters in 1996. Until then, Californians could vote only in their own party's primary. In a blanket primary, everyone receives the same ballot and someone could vote, for example, to nominate a Republican candidate for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062600/Loc_court.html
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Fight against primary fails

...judge to rule on the primary. The Republican Party of Alaska had threatened to sue the state if the changes -- from a blanket primary to a modified closed party -- weren't made. Baldwin said it will be difficult for the group to get a restraining...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070300/Loc_primary.html
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