posted on May, 19 2012 @ 11:37 PM
RON PAUL WINS MINN.
Ron Paul backers have secured 12 of 13 delegates at Minnesota’ state GOP convention, according to a source who was there and is familiar with the
Saturday’s convention gives Paul 32 of Minnesota’s 40 delegates to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., after his strong showing in
the state’s congressional-district conventions.
ST. CLOUD — Mitt Romney might be the Republican Party's presumed nominee for president, but maverick candidate Ron Paul scored the bigger win
Saturday at Minnesota's state Republican Convention.
The Texas congressman's backers seized control of the state convention, claiming 12 of 13 open delegate slots to the GOP national convention in
August. The 13th slot went to U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, who failed to win it on the first ballot. Her opponent, a Paul supporter, conceded out of
Previously, 27 delegates were chosen. In all, 32 of Minnesota's 40 delegates are confirmed to support Paul over Romney.
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