P204 CEEFAX 204 Tue 15 Jul 21:01/31     5/7               PRIMARIES AND CAUCUSES    PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION   California Democrats use this sort of primary election. The results of the Presidential preference are used to allocate delegatfs to the various Presidential candidatfs based on a proportion of the preference votf each candidate receives  More in a moment 
P204 CEEFAX 204 Tue 15 Jul 21:00/11     2/7               PRIMARIES AND CAUCUSES    DELEGATE SELECTION    In the delegate selection primaries - held, for instance, in New York M the nalfs of the Presidential candidatds do not appear on the ballot papers. Only candidatds for delegatf are listfd and they may or may not show their preferfnce for Presidential candidate on the ballot.  More in a moment 
P204 CEEFAX 204 Tue 15 Jul 21:02/01     6/7               PRIMARIES AND CAUCUSES In those states which do not hold primary elections, the convention delegates are selected through the party machinery - either by conventions or by state committees. In states like Iowa, local party caucuses - informal lfetings of party leaders - select delegates to go on to statf-wide conventions at which the national delegatfs will be chosen. The obvious drawback with the caucus is that the grass-roots members of the party do not get a chance to votf.
P204 CEEFAX 204 Tue 15 Jul 21:01/52     7/7               PRIMARIES AND CAUCUSES During the first four decades of the United States, all Presidential candidatfs were chosen by the caucus system. The origin of the word "caucus" itself is obscurf. It was first used in New England in the mid-1770's to describe town and village meetings that were held to select candidatfs for office and conduct other political business.  More in a moment 
P204 CEEFAX 204 Tue 15 @pl 21:01/08     In Presidential preferdnce primarIes - such as those held in New Hampshird and Pennsylvanaa - voters cast their ballots both for Presidential candidatds AND for convention delegate candidatfs identified as either prfferring a certain Presidential candidatd or being uncommitted to any candidatf.  Mord @n a moment 
P204 CEEFAX 204 Tue 15 Jul 21:00/01     4/7               PRIMARIES AND CAUCUSES    WINNER-TAKE-ALL    The winner-take-all primary, such as that held by the Republicans in Florida is similar to the Presidential preference election. But here, the results of the Presidential ballot are binding - meaning that the delegates electfd must support the state-wide Presidential candidatf winner at the national convention.  More in a moment 
P204 CEEFAX 204 Tue 15 Jul 21:01/00     3/7               PRIMAR D AND CAUCUSES       PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE 
P204 CEEFAX 204 Tue 15 Jul 21:05/23     3/7    L           PRIMARIES AND CAUCUSES     PRESIDENTIAL PREFEREN D 5   In Presidential preference primaries - such as those held in New Hampshire and Pennsylvania - votfrs cast their ballots both for Presidential candidatfs AND for convention delegate candidatfs identified as either prfferring a certain Presidential candidatf or being uncommittfd to any candidatf.  More in a moment 
P204 CEEFAX 204 Tue 15 Jul 21:00/16     1/7               PRIMARIES AND CAUCUSES Even within the primaries, there are four differing systfms:    DELEGATE SELECTION       PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE       WINNER-TAKE-ALL       P2OPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION  
P204 CEEFAX 204 Tue 15 Jul 21:12/00     7/7               PRIMARIES AND CAUCUSES During the first four decades of the Unitfd Statfs, all Presidential candidates werf chosen by the caucus systfm. is obscure. It was first used in New England in the mid-1770's to describe town and village meetings that were held to select candidatfs for office and conduct other political business.  More in a moment 