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direct primary

n.
A preliminary election in which a party's candidates for public office are nominated by direct vote of the people.
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direct primary

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) government US a primary in which voters directly select the candidates who will run for office
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direct′ pri′mary


n.
a primary in which members of a party nominate its candidates by direct vote.
[1895–1900]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.direct primary - a primary where voters directly select the candidates who will run for office
primary, primary election - a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
closed primary - a primary in which only registered members of a particular political party can vote; "closed primaries strengthen party unity"
open primary - a primary in which any registered voter can vote (but must vote for candidates of only one party)
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