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Primary Election

An election in which candidates compete against members of their own party to receive the nomination for a political office. The nominee then goes on to face candidates from other parties. The rules in primary elections vary by both party and jurisdiction. In some U.S. states, for example, one needs a plurality to win the primary; in others, a plurality win leads to a run-off election between the two top contenders.
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DocPreneur Press is an entrepreneurial support system dedicated to bringing together the educational and independent resources, support and opportunities that physician entrepreneurs need to start, build and grow their businesses in the areas of: Concierge Medicine and Direct Primary Care.
Garrison saw this direct primary care model really does work.
Direct primary care gets away from insurance that is expensive.
Forrest's model--known as direct primary care--has attracted interest from businesses that want to provide access to primary care to their employees.
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But in a prescient article entitled "The Direct Primary" written in 1909, during the high-water mark of Progressive enthusiasm for reform, Princeton political scientist Henry Jones Ford warned that the direct primary might take power out of the hands of party chiefs, but it would not result in a paradisical people's democracy.
New York State Board of Elections, the federal courts in New York determined that the state's current statutory embodiment of the judicial nominating convention is unconstitutional, enjoined its further use, and mandated nomination by the direct primary method pending legislative action.
is to direct primary effort to rapidly improving the standard of the people's living,'' the editorial said.
From the control console of a multi-function appliance, which handles the simplification and virtualization, a manager can direct primary and secondary storage, tape backup, local and remote replication and more without having to delve into messy underlying complexity.
The progressives pushed through a variety of reforms that drastically curtailed the power of parties in American politics--the direct primary, personal voter registration, and the end of patronage hiring.
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