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PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATING PROCESS

STANFORD
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COMMITTEE ON HOUSE ADMINISTRATION

FRANK ANNUNZIO, Illinois, Chairman JOSEPH M. GAYDOS, Pennsylvania

BILL FRENZEL, Minnesota ED JONES, Tennessee

WILLIAM L. DICKINSON, Alabama CHARLES ROSE, North Carolina

ROBERT E. BADHAM, California LEON E. PANETTA, California

NEWT GINGRICH, Georgia AL SWIFT, Washington

WILLIAM M. THOMAS, California THOMAS S. FOLEY, Washington

BARBARA F. VUCANOVICH, Nevada MARY ROSE OAKAR, Ohio

PAT ROBERTS, Kansas
TONY COELHO, California
JIM BATES, California
WILLIAM (BILL) CLAY, Missouri
SAM GEJDENSON, Connecticut

David C. SHARMAN, Staff Director
BOBBY WOOD, Assistant Staff Director

CHARLES T. HOWELL, Chief Counsel
LINDA G. Nave, Minority Staff Director

SUBCOMMITTEE ON ELECTIONS

AL SWIFT, Washington, Chairman JOSEPH M. GAYDOS, Pennsylvania

WILLIAM M. THOMAS, California CHARLES ROSE, North Carolina

BARBARA F. VUCANOVICH, Nevada LEON E. PANETTA, California

PAT ROBERTS, Kansas
MARY ROSE OAKAR, Ohio

BILL FRENZEL, Minnesota
WILLIAM (BILL) CLAY, Missouri
SAM GEJDENSON, Connecticut

KATHRYN ERICKSON JARVIS, Staff Director

KARL J. SANDSTROM, Elections Counsel
KATHLEEN McCRIGHT, Senior Legislative Analyst/Elections

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CONTENTS

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Hearings: Presidential Nominating Process

Thursday, March 20, 1986.....

Thursday, May 8, 1986,

Bills:

H.R. 251–To establish a series of six regional Presidential primaries at

which the public may express its preference for the nominating of an

individual for election to the Office of President of the United States ....

H.R. 1380—To require that Presidential primaries or caucuses be held

only during the period beginning on the second Tuesday in March and

ending on the second Tuesday in June of the Presidential election

H.R. 3542—To provide for regional primary elections and caucuses for

selection of delegates to political party Presidential nominating conven-

tions and for Federal funding of Presidential primary elections..

H.R. 4453—To provide for inter-regional primary elections and caucuses

for selection of delegates to political party Presidential nominating

conventions ........

Testimony:

Bennett, Hon. Charles E., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Florida.

Caddell, Patrick, president, Cambridge Survey Research

Cleland, Max, Secretary of State, State of Georgia

Durbin, Thomas M., election law specialist, American Law Division, Con-

gressional Research Service

Gregg, Hon. Judd, a Representative in Congress from the State of New

Hampshire ....

Gressman, Eugene, professor of constitutional law, School of Law, Univer-

sity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill..

Levin, Hon. Sander M., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Michigan

Manatt, Charles T., former chairman, Democratic National Committee
Nelson, Hon. Bill, a Representative in Congress from the State of Florida.
Prather, Hon. Joseph, president pro tempore, Kentucky State Senate........
Ranney, Austin, resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute..
Robinson, Michael J., professor, media analysis project, George Washing-

ton University

Scammon, Richard, director, Elections Research Center

Wayne, Dr. Stephen J., professor, department of political science, George

Washington University

Winger, Richard, ballot access consultant, Libertarian Party

Statements:

Bennett, Hon. Charles E., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Florida.

Cleland, Max, Secretary of State, State of Georgia.

Durbin, Thomas M., election law specialist, American Law Division, Con-

gressional Research Service ...

Gregg, Hon. Judd, a Representative in Congress from the State of New

Hampshire

Gressman, Eugene, professor of constitutional law, School of Law, Univer-

sity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill...

Levin, Hon. Sander M., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Michigan

Manatt, Charles T., former chairman, Democratic National Committee
Nelson, Hon. Bill, a Representative in Congress from the State of Florida.
Robinson, Michael J., professor, media analysis project, George Washing-

ton University ....

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Statements—Continued

Swift, Hon. Al, a Representative in Congress from the State of Washing

ton
Wayne, Dr. Stephen J., professor, department of political science, George

Washington University
Winger, Richard, ballot access consultant, Libertarian Party
Udall, Hon. Morris K., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Arizona ..
Articles:

"Optimal Resource Allocation in Presidential Primaries,” New York Uni

versity, New York, NY “Presidential Preference Primaries in 1988: Projected Scheduling and

Recent Developments”. Letters of Communication:

Swift Hon. Al, a Representative in Congress from the State of Washing

ton

Wayne, Dr. Stephen J., professor, George Washington University Illustration: Regional Presidential Primary and Caucus Act.

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