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All over the State of Washington on Saturday (Feb. 20), Republicans held their equivalent of the Iowa Caucuses – but with much different results. The average attendance at one of Iowa’s 1,687 caucuses in 2016 was over a hundred people.

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…………………………………………ONE Iowa caucus…………………………………………..

We have no “official” reports in Washington, but based on our initial investigation the average number of people attending a Washington State GOP caucus in 2016 may have been 1. You read that correctly. One. Perhaps less. And the reasons are clear.

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Washington State pooled caucuses (composite photo). Each folded placard , on each table, is one caucus (example circled in red, foreground). [click to enlarge]

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suicidal-gopWe have known since our interview with him (2013)  that Christian Berrigan was the most qualified person to chair the Washington State Republican Party. Here he calls out the current Establishment, line by line, for its ongoing war against its own base. ~ Ed.

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WSRP to disenfranchise majority

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by Christian Berrigan

[This article is a further detailed analysis of problems in WSRP proposed rules for the 2016 Caucus/Convention process first exposed here. ~ Ed.]

gopconvention2My concern is for what is best for the success of the Republican Party, and that I believe is what I call “codifying fairness.”

But even more paramount is that our rules are not in violation of the RNC rules.

 

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