How La Follette revolutionized the primary election
The Revolution of the Primary Under Leadership of La Follette
One of Robert La Follette's primary accomplishments was the reformation of primary elections. Prior to this, candidates had been selected by caucuses and conventions rather than by a direct vote by electors. This article traces the history of the primary vote in Wisconsin.
The Progressive Era|
The Career of Robert M. La Follette
|Creator: ||Phillip, E. L.
|Pub Data: ||Milwaukee Sentinel. 10 October 1909. Wisconsin Historical Society.
|Citation: ||Phillip, E.L. "The Revolution of the Primary Under Leadership of La Follette." Milwaukee Sentinel (10 October 1909).
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