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Republicans file lawsuit seeking a closed primary system in SC

The SCGOP has objections to voters who don't align straightly with the GOP platform having a vote in the SC primaries. "The Republican party argues that by closing the primary system, it will eliminate unfair influence from voters who don't support the party platform".

Judge Hears SC Primary Lawsuit Today
Uploaded by wyfftv on Mar 10, 2011

Republicans file lawsuit seeking a closed primary system in SC. It would require voters who want to participate in party primaries to declare a party affiliation when they register to vote.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHCyHMsT3w8

The Columbia Tea Party is set to speak at trial in opposition to the measure.

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