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Temporary and Permanent Party Organization
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Temporary Party Organization Permanent Party Organization
  • Temporary party organization encompasses a large number of organized party supporters involved in choosing candidates and mobilizing voter support in primary and general election campaigns to win political power
  • Permanent party organization is run by a small collection of party faithful selected by the temporary party organization who conduct routine but essential party business during and between elections
Source: Texas election code; Democratic and Republican party rules. (full source)