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Alabama: editorial warns GOP about crossover voting (or closing the barn door after ...)

The Huntsville Times editorializes: Be careful what you ask for. It may not be what you really want.

Alabama Republicans need to ask themselves what they really want in the wake of Tuesday's GOP gubernatorial runoff between Bradley Byrne and Robert Bentley that drew lots of Democrats.

Such crossover voting is prohibited by Alabama Democratic Party rules. Republicans have no such ban in primary runoffs.

The state has come full circle on this.

Several election cycles ago, Republicans were the ones "crossing over" to vote in the Democratic gubernatorial runoff. -- Read the whole editorial --> EDITORIAL: Political parties and election rules | al.com

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