Skip to comments.Ron Paul Has A Question: What If Gingrich Doesn't Get A Plurality Of Delegates In 5 States?
Posted on 03/25/2012 9:38:29 PM PDT by Steelfish
What Happens When Gingrich Doesn't Get A Plurality Of Delegates In 5 States? 03/25/2012 Ron Paul
What Happens When Gingrich Doesn't Get A Plurality Of Delegates In 5 States?
This may have been asked before, but Gingrich isn't looking like he'll get the majority of delegates in at least 5 states while we will. What happens to Gingrich and his delegates since he says he'll go to the convention? Particularly, what happens on first round of voting? Do they still vote for him if bound?
Will his delegates become unbound after first round?
State laws vary on when a delegate becomes unbound (FL for instance is 2 rounds of voting).
If Newt does not have a plurality of delegates from 5 states, then he cannot be nominated from the floor. If he cannot be nominated from the floor, he has effectively dropped out of the race (and will likely formally withdraw), and if that be the case his delegates will be unbound prior to the first vote.
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Rick Santorum Has A Question: What If Ron Paul Doesn’t Get A Plurality Of Delegates In 5 States?
Its a Fair question for Speculation. Newt not going to drop out.
But lets say he does what happens to Newt 75 Delegates from SC and GA. In both Elections Mittens came in second. Do these delegates drop down to Mittens or are the Delegates unbound.
an Additional 75 Delegates for Mittens makes 1144 lot easier to reach.
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