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Tag: Republican National Convention
Cross-posted in The Wizard of Laws.
Just returned to the Emerald City from day one of the State GOP Convention, during which each congressional district chose its national convention delegates. In The Wiz's district, a total of six delegates were selected, three of whom have no business representing the party at the national convention.
During the presidential primary in February, our district voted for Mitt Romney. So, our delegates have to commit to vote for Romney at least through the first ballot at the national convention. In order to be considered for national delegate, each person had to sign an affidavit stating he or she would vote for Romney.
So, what's the problem? Three of the delegates voted in by our district were selected by bloc votes cast by those committed to a former Libertarian now claiming to be a Republican, who puts one in mind of Professor Irwin Corey. Not only were votes cast as a bloc, they were withheld from other candidates as a bloc, under orders from campaign organizers.
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