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 TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Democrats worried by Jeremy Corbyn's UK rise amid anti-Semitism Warren, Buttigieg duke it out in sprint to 2020 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. 

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill WeldWilliam (Bill) WeldUN International Anticorruption Day highlights democracy as a human right The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by UANI — GOP, Democrats square off at final impeachment hearing Georgia GOP submits only Trump's name for primary MORE (R), Former South Carolina Gov. Mark SanfordMark SanfordJudge throws out lawsuit against South Carolina GOP for canceling 2020 primary The Hill's Campaign Report: Late bids surprise 2020 Democratic field Michigan GOP attempting to have Trump be only Republican candidate on ballot MORE (R) and former Rep. Joe WalshJoe WalshJudge throws out lawsuit against South Carolina GOP for canceling 2020 primary Georgia GOP submits only Trump's name for primary Michigan GOP attempting to have Trump be only Republican candidate on ballot MORE (R-Ill.) are all challenging Trump for the party's nomination. Polling has showed, however, that the vast majority of Republicans hold a favorable opinion of Trump.