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Topic - Mark Lloyd
"The tea party folks were furious with that," he said. "The perception of the tea party was that Republican establishment types were trying to ram the primary down our throats. That erased a whole pile of good will. It really did. This isn't just a one-time thing that popped up. This has been brewing."
The first vote was held too early for many, said Mark Lloyd, past chairman of the Virginia Federation of Tea Party Patriots.