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Unformatted text preview: i. Different from open ii. All of candidates are on the ballot regardless of what party they are from iii. California 2000 election used blanket primary 1. Democrats and Republicans filed lawsuit saying blanket primary is unconstitutional 2. Unfair. People not from their party are selecting who is going to be running for that party. 3. Supreme court ruled blanket primary illegal and unconstitutional a. Too late to reprint ballot iv. Beneficial to 3 rd party candidates d. Caucus i. Smaller populated states conduct caucuses ii. On the night of the election you go to a meeting 1. You must be part of that political party iii. Selecting someone who is a delegate for someone who is running for president iv....
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course POLS 155 taught by Professor Scarpelli during the Fall '07 term at CSU Chico.
- Fall '07