Skip to comments.GOP rules committee passes ambitious endorsement plan
Posted on 03/20/2011 9:03:48 AM PDT by SmithL
The California Republican Party's rules committee approved by a 10-8 vote late last night an ambitious endorsement plan that would have the party send out ballots to all registered Republican voters in the state to determine the party's officially endorsed candidates.
The plan comes as a response to Proposition 14, passed in 2010, which created a top-two runoff system, regardless of party affiliation. That proposition has drawn the ire of both major parties, which have looked for ways to stay involved in the process of selecting official party candidates,
If approved in the party's general session today, as is expected, the GOP's new system would take effect in 2014 so that the party would have the time to raise money and organize the mammoth effort to mail out ballots to all of the state's Republicans. The state currently has 5.3 million registered Republicans.
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The rules committee approved the plan around 11 p.m. Saturday after U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Granite Bay, made a personal pitch for the alternative proposal,fyi
Does the GOP realize there is some newfangled thing called the internet. Hell, even the DMV lets you do things over the internet now. Why does the GOP have to use snailmail. I don't trust the Post Office which is why I don't mail in my absentee ballots. Instead I walk them in. Get a clue GOP.
California has a Republican Party?
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