The TN Republican State Executive Committee took up the issue and decided against proceeding with a closed primary.
With an open primary a voter can vote Democrat one primary election. The next election in the Republican primary. In a closed primary you declare your party and you must vote in that primary, solely.
What is funny about these emails. Is that Flo Charles the Roane County Republican email list, "all Roane County TRUE Republicans" if they are not true republicans why is she communicating with them. Also, who performs the true test?
The email chain is below.
From: "Flo Charles
Date: July 24, 2012 1:50:10 PM EDT
Subject: IMPORTANT! -PUT THIS ON YOUR CALENDAR! : THIS - THURSDAY JULY 26th 7 PM to MEET with: TN Republican Chairman Chris Devaney
All Roane County TRUE Republicans are invited to this meeting with Rhea County. Many counties are being bombarded with Democrats switching over to vote in the Republican Primary to defeat and take over the local Republican Party.
Please attend if possible,
IMPORTANT! -PUT THIS ON YOUR CALENDAR! : - THURSDAY JULY 26th 7 PM to MEET with: TN Republican Chairman Chris Devaney
TENNESSEE REPUBLICAN PARTY CHAIRMAN TO VISIT RHEA COUNTY
Chairman Devaney is scheduled to meet with Rhea county Republicans
this Thursday July 26, 2012 7:00 P.M. at the RCRP Headquarters.
This is a very important election and we must get out the vote for our
Please come and bring a friend to hear a great statesman speak on
this crucial election and hear how we can help keep Rhea County,
the state of Tennessee and our Country in good hands with qualified