As election day approaches, social media posts warn of a nefarious plot to limit who can vote in California‘s Republican presidential primary.
But the message is false: The only limit on participation is one imposed by the GOP‘s state and national leaders.
Their decision bans California’s 5.4 million so-called “independent” voters from casting primary ballots for President Trump or any of his six challengers in the March 3 statewide election.
“This is a self-inflicted wound,” said George Andrews, a GOP campaign organizer. “We can’t be the kind of Republicans anymore [who] exclude people.”
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Unacceptable or unavoidable? As CA Republicans exclude independent voters from their presidential primary, confusion & social media conspiracy theories take root. https://t.co/noqK3wo50Y
— John Myers (@johnmyers) January 24, 2020