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Republicans stick to closed primary

...expired that went into effect last year in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing parties to close their primaries. That puts the issue of designing a new primary system before lawmakers. Two House committees were told Wednesday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020801/Loc_Republicans.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...expired that went into effect last year in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing parties to close their primaries. That puts the issue of designing a new primary system before lawmakers. Two House committees were told Wednesday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020801/Loc_Republicans.shtml
Primary losses blunt Palin's 'mama grizzly' claws

...in this November's elections. But office-seekers she supported in Kansas, Wyoming and Washington state lost their primaries despite her high-profile endorsements. And Karen Handel lost her runoff contest for Georgia governor a day after...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082010/sta_697863892.shtml
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Judge won't halt state's primary plan

...for any candidate regardless of their party affiliation. The justices said political parties have a right to close their primaries if they wish. Forcing them to let nonparty members vote violates a party's First Amendment right of association...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072000/Loc_primary.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...for any candidate regardless of their party affiliation. The justices said political parties have a right to close their primaries if they wish. Forcing them to let nonparty members vote violates a party's First Amendment right of association...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072000/Loc_primary.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...possible on separate ballots for parties that closed their primaries. Thus, even though Republicans don't want members...Greens and others, unless other parties also closed their primaries. But Republican lawmakers are choosing instead to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050301/Loc_MultiBallot.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the year before the election if they intend to open their primaries, not if they intend to close them. That emphasizes...Av Gross of Juneau said that if all parties close their primaries to members of other parties, political independents...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040501/Loc_primary.shtml
Dems take another shot at revising state primary

...deleting only the candidates of parties that wanted their primaries closed. Meanwhile, the idea was to list as many...Republican Moderates, Greens and others whose parties kept their primaries open. But the Republican majority in the Legislature...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022002/sta_legdems.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...elections officers of the 50 states, but there is a major flaw with the Brock plan. It proposes that states would hold their primaries on each of the four Tuesdays, with the least-populated states going first, in March, followed by other groupings...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050500/Ope_edit.shtml
Conservatives take aim at Senate coalition

...said.The measures were introduced in this year's Legislature but didn't make it through. Two senators who lost their primaries, Menard and on the Kenai, Tom Wagoner, opposed the vouchers for private schooling, Fink said."This year we...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-25/conservatives-take-aim-senate-coalition
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