Direct-primary-election meaning

The definition of a direct primary election is when people vote for candidates of their political party by direct vote instead of by delegates at a convention.

An example of a direct primary election is the California primary election in which registered voters vote for their favorite candidate in their political party who will then represent their party as a candidate in the final election.

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A preliminary election at which candidates for public office are chosen by direct vote of the people instead of by delegates at a convention: in a closed primary, voters must declare party affiliation and may vote only for candidates of their party.
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