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Background research on Utah’s caucus-convention system
The news reports a proposed ballot measure to reform Utah’s nominating system. This might be a good time to remind readers of an excellent report by the non-partisan Utah Foundation about a year ago. The report’s author, Morgan Lyon Cotti, … Continue reading
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Brewing a Weaker Tea?
The Tea Party played a much-diminished role in the 2012 Republican convention, no matter how you measure it. This analysis was performed by Kyrene Gibb, a student research fellow at BYU’s Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy, in … Continue reading
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