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Tag: projected delegates vs allocated delegates vs committed delegates
By Kevin Rex Heine, Section News
So, is it a 274 delegate margin, a 233 delegate margin, a 173 delegate margin, or a 116 delegate margin currently separating Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum? How deeply is Newt Gingrich locked into third place? And if Ron Paul's been mathematically eliminated from a statistically certain pre-convention majority, then why is he still campaigning? We know the answer to the third question (at least we think we do), but those first two aren't mere academic questions, and answering them might help in understanding why Anuzis and his Backroom Band are sticking to the meme that Romney is supposed to get both of Michigan's at-large delegates to this summer's national convention . . . in spite of all the verifiable evidence otherwise.
And while we're at it, we're going to connect a few dots and see what we see.
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