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a primary in which only registered members of a particular political party can vote

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Chip Thoma, an environmental activist, says the closed primary was what helped the GOP seize the leadership in both bodies of the Legislature.
Attempts to switch to a closed primary took place in five states, and four states (including Oregon) saw efforts to adopt a top-two system.
Presidential elections will continue under the traditional closed primary in a party-nominating process.
In a closed primary, party members vote, while an open primary lets everyone vote - but only in one party's poll.
Pennsylvania law requires a closed primary, meaning only voters registered as Democrats or Republicans will select nominees to represent their party in the November general election.
Today, 9th December 2014, Deutsche Bank AG successfully closed primary syndication with an oversubscribed order book of USD 230,000,000.
The closed primary system that we have now has been working for us, and opening the primary is going to create more problems than it's going to solve," she said.
5Mm Dia Each And Intially Separated By Ceramic Tubular Beeds Housed In A Suitable Aluminia Based Ceramic Tubular One End Closed Primary Sheathing Having A Minimum Wall Thickness Of 2Mm Over Which Secondary Silimanite Based Ceramic Sheathing Having A Wall Thickness Of 3 Mm Shall Be Provided.
SAN DIEGO, July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national coalition of election reform organizations led by the Independent Voter Project (IVP) filed a petition for 'Writ of Certiorari' with the Supreme Court of the United States today in a case challenging the constitutionality of New Jersey's closed primary election system.
5 mm dia each and initially separated by ceramic tubular beeds housed in a suitable aluminia based ceramic tubular one end closed primary sheathing having a minimum wall thickness of 2 mm over which secondary silimanite based ceramic sheathing having a wall thickness of 3 mm shall be provided.
Improves laboratory workflow by providing an automated solution for transferring clinical samples from closed primary vials to compatible tubes for downstream processing
Given Oregon's closed primary system, it was necessary to register with one of the parties to receive ballots with Democratic or Republican candidates from which to choose.
The political parties, wanting to tap into this huge reservoir of voters, persuaded the California Legislature to enact a modified closed primary election format shortly after the Supreme Court decision.
The state has a closed primary - Obama won handily without the crossover votes that have helped him to victory elsewhere.
He also added that Pennsylvania statute requires a closed primary, meaning only voters registered as Democrat or Republican will select their nominees for office.