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The challenge renews a fundamental philosophical battle in Utah’s GOP between those who believe delegates should be selected only at their neighborhood caucus meetings and those who argue elected officials, who represent a broader base, should have automatic seats at the table.
Count My Vote, which would replace the caucus/convention system with a direct primary, was launched by folks who argued the current system is too exclusive and left out too many party supporters.
The attempt to further narrow the candidate-selection process bolsters their point.
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