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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.

direct primary

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

direct′ pri′mary


n.
a primary in which members of a party nominate its candidates by direct vote.
[1895–1900]
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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Rauner's moderate stands on conservative touchstones -- he signed laws to provide public financing of abortion and to restrict police involvement with immigrants unless armed with a criminal warrant -- drew a direct primary challenge from Rep.
They created direct primary elections, empowering citizens to choose which candidates to nominate, thereby undermining the power of party 'machines.
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We believe in the power of the direct primary care model and telehealth to drive down costs for consumers, which combined with the MyMedicalShopper solutions we have developed, could result in massive savings for employers and their employees alike.
Point here is that the failure of two major businesses that pioneered direct primary care practice has left the model in question.
Gupta mentioned HB2301 which will permit individuals to enter into agreement for direct primary care with individuals or other authorized primary care services outside an insurance plan or outside of Medicare/Medicaid.
Direct primary care is a promising, market-based alternative to the fee-for-service payment structure that shapes doctor-patient relationships in America.
After hours access to the onsite physician, full direct primary care services, and excellent client support are the hallmarks of the program.
A quickly emerging model is called direct primary care.
Delivered exclusively through its network of Screening Industry Partners, I-MED exceeds the best practice requirements for screening excluded parties as established by the OIG and features 1,300+ fully documented Direct Primary Sources covering all 50 states.
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