One must check to see if your State holds an open primary or closed primary. If open, party affiliation is of no importance. If your State holds a closed primary then, yes, each separate party members vote for their candidate. Dr. Ron Paul has informed me by letter that he has been invited by CNN to the "First in the Presidential Primary Debates" to be held on April 4th at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. The debate will be moderated by CNN's Wolf Blitzer . It will be broadcast live from 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m. ET on CNN,CNN Radio and CNN.com. Dr. Paul states in the letter," I look forward to participating in this national debate."