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Maryland GOP to Explore Unaffiliated Voters in Primary

The chairwoman of the Maryland Republican Party says a panel has been formed to explore the idea of allowing unaffiliated voters to participate in GOP primaries in the state.

07/18/2013

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D.C. Council to Consider Moving Primary to June

The chairman of the D.C. Council wants to push back the date of the primary that’s likely to decide the city’s next mayor.

04/30/2013

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Va. Senate OKs Bill Cutting Petition Signatures

The Virginia Senate has approved a bill that would cut in half the number of signatures presidential candidates in Virginia would have to submit to qualify for the state’s primary ballot.

01/28/2013

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker greets supporters at an election-night rally on June 5, 2012 in Waukesha, Wis. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Walker Survives Recall Election In Wisconsin

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker beat back a recall challenge Tuesday, winning both the right to finish his term and a voter endorsement of his strategy to curb state spending, which included the explosive measure that eliminated union rights for most public workers.

06/05/2012

Although Mitt Romney will need independents to turn out for November's general election, don't expect him to abandon his conservative image. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

W.Va. Voters To Pick President, Congressional Nominees

Presumed Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is hoping for an endorsement from his party’s West Virginia primary voters, who must also select 28 delegates to August’s national convention in Tampa.

05/08/2012

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum addresses supporters during a primary night campaign rally on April 3, 2012 at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel in Mars, Pa. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Santorum As Unpopular In Pennsylvania As He Was When Voted Out Of Senate

Rick Santorum is as unpopular in Pennsylvania today as he was six years ago when home-state voters kicked him out of the Senate in a rout. That sour public perception may doom his fading chances of sticking around in the GOP presidential race, along with other hurdles that dot his path to a possible, and needed, victory in the April 24 primary.

04/06/2012

Republican Presidential Mitt Romney Votes In The Massachusetts Primary (Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)

Romney’s Victories Leave GOP Leaders Unimpressed

Mitt Romney’s Super Tuesday victories elicited a collective yawn from his party’s superdelegates.

03/09/2012

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Mitt Romney Wins Florida Over Newt Gingrich

Mitt Romney Wins Florida Over Newt Gingrich

01/31/2012

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell speaks during the 2011 Governors Summit of U.S. Chamber of Commerce on June 20, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Virginia GOP Governor Opposes Party Primary Loyalty Oath

Gov. Bob McDonnell is opposing an oath that voters in Virginia’s March presidential Republican primary election have to sign to cast ballots.

01/05/2012

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