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Georgia Caucus

Making the Grassroots Great Again

The Rise and Fall of Political Parties in America

An excellent essay on the need for reforming and strengthening parties.


April 23, 2018

Romney’s Utah setback proves nominating conventions could fix the Senate

There’s only one way to elect a critical mass of conservatives to the House and Senate each cycle without starting a new party. That is by replacing popular primaries with representative conventions, the way nominees were chosen before the progressive changes instituted by Teddy Roosevelt. If we continue down the current path with popular primaries, we will continue to elect the same Republicans – even in solid red states, even as they commit one political betrayal after another. Case in point? Mitt Romney’s stumble at the Utah convention in his bid to win the GOP nomination for Senate.


Something truly remarkable happened over the weekend at the Utah nominating convention. However, for those who understand the power of conventions over primaries, it wasn’t so unusual. The problem is that few states hold conventions, and even the Utah convention has been gutted in recent years by the party establishment.................

July 6, 2017

The Case for Caucus - Karen Handel

The recent special election in Georgia's 6th District was the most expensive special election in history, with over $50,000,000 spent.


Democrat Jon Ossoff almost won the election in the first round in large part due to Republican infighting. 11 Republicans ran and 4 became major contenders. Between them, the Republicans spent over $3,000,000 running each other down in attack ads, while Ossoff was left largely untouched and almost won the race outright................................

April 2, 2017

The Precinct Delegate Plan (PDP)

Under this proposal, Precinct Delegates (there are currently around 2,800 precincts in Georgia) will be elected in the May primary along with the many others races. Each precinct is allotted one automatic delegate and one additional delegate for every 250 votes (or majority thereof) cast for the Republican presidential nominee in the precinct in the previous presidential election; this would give a total of just over 11,000 precinct delegates.........................

April 6, 2017

A Party in Crisis


Even as the internet, blogs, and other alternative media have opened doors for more grassroots citizen activism, the Republican Party continues to ignore the very people it claims to represent..............

March 28, 2017

Recommended Reading

The Direct Primary — Henry Jones Ford

A well-written treatise written during a time the primary movement was gaining strength in America and just a few years away from adoption.........................

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