Mar 24 2013

Arizona Libertarian Party Opens its 2014 Primary to Independent Voters

Source: Ballot Access News

On March 19, the Arizona Libertarian Party notified the Arizona Secretary of State that the party’s 2014 primary will be open to independent voters. The party had also taken that step in 2012, although it did not let independents vote in its primary in 2008 nor 2010. Under the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Tashjian v Republican Party of Connecticut, every party has the right to decide for itself whether to invite independent voters to vote in its primary; states cannot make this decision for political parties.

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