Alaska Republican Party cancels 2020 primary

Alaska Republican Party cancels 2020 primary

The Alaska GOP became the latest state Republican party to cancel its Republican Primary in support of President TrumpDonald John TrumpFlorida GOP lawmaker says he's 'thinking' about impeachment Democrats introduce 'THUG Act' to block funding for G-7 at Trump resort Kurdish group PKK pens open letter rebuking Trump's comparison to ISIS MORE

The Party's State Central Committee said in a statement to The Associated Press that a primary "would serve no useful purpose" because Trump is the president. 

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This month, Republican parties in Nevada, South Carolina and Kansas similarly voted to get rid of their primary contests. 

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