Author Archives: Matt Evans

Matt Evans: What Is A Republican?

Matt Evans: What Is A Republican?

At the national level, Donald Trump is presenting the “little r” republicans with an identity crisis. Is he Republican? Is he Republican enough? Who decides? What does it mean to be a Republican? What does it mean to be conservative? How are they they related? I recently had a conversation about what it means to

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Matt Evans: On Burgum, Ballots, Conventions, And Delegates

Yesterday, Doug Burgum confirmed that he is running for governor.  He’s calling himself a Republican.  However, he also explained that he was going to run as a Republican whether the Republican Party wanted him to or not. Confused? It’s confusing. It all has to do with how names get on ballots. Ever wonder how those

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