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Questions relating to the Republican National Committee (the governing body of the United States' Republican Party). For questions about the Republican Party as a whole and not the National Committee in particular, please use the tag [republican-party].

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How is a political party funded? Solely based on donations less than $3300 (maximum allowed)?

Where does the DNC/RNC (or any political party) get its money? Is it mostly from individuals donating who want to see change? If so, are those donations capped at $3300 per individual per election? Or ...
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If all of Trump's opponents drop out and then the supreme Court rules he is ineligible who becomes the nominee?

With the results coming out of Iowa, many are predicting that Desantis and Haley will drop out within the next few weeks. If this happens and then say at a later point, the supreme Court rules that ...
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For the GOP primary, where can I see the list of complete rules of how each state allocates delegates, updated for 2024?

For the 2016 GOP primary, RealClear Politics has a nice table containing complete rules for each state on how to count delegates. But I cannot find a similarly complete rules in a table like that for ...
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What if no Republican candidate gets a majority of delegates for president?

I saw on Wikipedia when I was looking at the 2024 Republican Party primaries that one of the rules is to receive an outright majority of the votes cast by delegates at the national convention. What ...
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Do US House of Representatives members really need to "bring in a certain amount of donations, frankly, to get some top positions" on committees?

The following exchange between PBS's Geoff Bennett and Lisa Desjardin caught my attention (somewhat after 07:30) in the January 3, 2022 piece House adjourns until Wednesday after McCarthy fails to win ...
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Why would a former US president's announcement of a reelection bid cut off legal defense funds?

At the end of CNN's August 9, 2022 video Analysis: How FBI's search of Mar-a-Lago could help Trump in 2024 (after about 10:00) host Brianna Keilar asks about the former US president potentially ...
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Debate-related statement GOP says every US Republican presidential candidate must sign; what does it say & what happens if they don't sign or comply?

The Guardian's April 14 2022 Republican party withdraws from US Commission on Presidential Debates begins: The Republican National Committee voted unanimously on Thursday to withdraw from the ...
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If a party holds no primary debates, how does a lesser known candidate express his views in a forum specific to the party?

Background Back in April, Bill Weld expressed his decision to run for President on the Republican Ticket. However, since the announcement on April 15th, he has not had any public moments of import. ...
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Why won't the Republicans (RNC) use a superdelegate system like the DNC in their nomination process?

Why won't the Republican National Committee (RNC) use a superdelegate system like the DNC in their nomination process? Is there a reason why they didn't push for this yet? What does the RNC think of a ...
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Is there any legal measure that can be employed to Effectively prevent Donald Trump from becoming the RNC Nominee?

While Donald Trump is not yet the official Republican Nominee, it is highly likely he will be. There isn't a competitor left running against him. Is there a legal mechanism that can be employed to ...
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RNC convention first ballot rules for candidates who fail to pass rule 40b?

Among other interesting fodder for discussion for this year's Republican Convention, there's rule 40b, which stipulates that: "(b) Each candidate for nomination for President of the United ...
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Are 2016 Republican candidates allowed to attend debates not sponsored by the RNC?

In the 2012 U.S. Presidential campaign, there were a very large number of Republican primary debates. After the election was over, the Republican National Committee (RNC) concluded that that there ...
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Why is there a disparity between support for NSA surveillance among GOP Congressmen vs. the RNC?

As I discuss in my question here, in January 2014 the Republican National Committee unanimously passed "Resolution to Renounce the National Security Agency's Surveillance Program", referring to the ...
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