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  • Wyoming voters choose Trump (65%) when they are allowed a vote; Cruz17%;Kasich17%. 4,083 total votes

    04/20/2016 12:55:28 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 35 replies
    Elections Board Results (NYS) | April 20, 2016 | Self-
    Wyoming County is picturesque rolling hills country dotted with apple orchards and maple groves located in the western part of the state. Both the state of Wyoming and Wyoming County are predominantly white 92% with similar per capita income. Where they differ significantly is in their ability to vote within a Republican Primary Election. Although the State of Wyoming has a population 10 times the size of Wyoming County, only a fraction of a percentage of Wyoming republicans are chosen to vote for the delegates that pick the presidential nominee. Wyoming County, NY had a 40% voter turnout in 2016....
  • Trump tries out for new role: Presumptive nominee

    04/20/2016 10:55:52 AM PDT · by GilGil · 136 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/20/2016 | Chris Stirewalt
    TRUMP TRIES OUT FOR NEW ROLE: PRESUMPTIVE NOMINEE The Republican nominating process has evolved for a moment just such as this: helping a damaged frontrunner stave off a challenge from a conservative insurgent and avoiding the threat of a chaotic convention. What nobody knew was that the frontrunner this year would be Donald Trump. And as Trump showed both in his remarks after his resounding victory in his home state and the promise of big money for the Republican consultant class, he is willing to try to play the part that was written for another player: Mr. Inevitability.
  • GOP donors not enthusiastic about Trump in Nov. election

    04/20/2016 9:48:49 AM PDT · by C19fan · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 20, 2016 | Jonathan Swan
    A victorious Donald Trump coming out of the Republican National Convention would have a hard time raising the money he needs to beat the Democratic presidential nominee in November. Interviews with leading GOP fundraisers, donors and outside conservative groups reveal that Trump is so deeply disliked by large parts of the Republican Party’s donor community that he will have trouble winning their favor in a general election. Then, he’d need more than $1 billion to defeat the money machine of the Hillary Clinton campaign, the presumptive Democratic nominee.
  • Post Election Night Debrief – Trump Towers and Cruz Mathematically Knocked Out

    04/20/2016 9:56:53 AM PDT · by detective · 50 replies
    Donald Trump has won the New York Republican primary with 60.5%, and becomes the first Republican Candidate to win his Home State with a majority vote of the state electorate. [ Ted Cruz won Texas with 44% and John Kasich won Ohio with 47% ]
  • Trump poised for a winning spree

    04/19/2016 2:42:46 PM PDT · by Innovative · 40 replies
    Politico ^ | apr. 19, 2016 | Kyle Cheney
    The real estate mogul's final sprint for to lock down 1,237 delegates starts in New York. The billionaire is poised for a ringing victory that will take the edge off a brutal month of controversy and soaring unpopularity. It’s a chance for Trump to rewrite a campaign narrative that seemed to get away from him — and will likely be the first triumph in a cascade of victories across the northeast over the next week.
  • Donald Trump reorganizes campaign just before big state primaries

    04/19/2016 9:04:32 AM PDT · by fifedom · 54 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 18, 2016 | Major Garrett
    Paul Manafort, hired last week to be the convention manager, will now run the Trump campaign, with campaign manager Corey Lewandowski reduced to a role that amounts to body man and scheduler.
  • Cruz claims he's won 'landslides over and over' [Trunc]

    04/18/2016 9:02:15 AM PDT · by BigEdLB · 3 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/18/16 | David Martosko
    Cruz claims he's won 'landslides over and over' beating Trump in five consecutive states – even though only one of them held an election [Full Ttle] Ted Cruz boasted Monday morning that he has won 'landslides' in the last five states to award Republican convention delegates, even though only one of those states held a popular-vote election. 'There have been a total of five states that have voted in the last three weeks,' he claimed during a town hall event on 'Good Morning America.' 'In those states, starting with Utah, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Colorado and Wyoming, 1.3 million people voted...
  • Cruz cheerleaders grabbing at straws now deconstruct California poll two months away

    04/18/2016 8:53:44 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 20 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 4/18/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The holdouts at Fort Cruz are beginning to understand the grave situation their candidate is in. The Colorado Disaster has taken its toll on Ted Cruz and it is showing in all of the new polls. In New York, Cruz’s numbers show he will be mathematically eliminated from any chance of reaching the 1,237 delegates that would give him the nomination in Cleveland this summer. On top of that, given his very poor showing so far, Cruz is on the brink of finishing 3rd behind John Kasich who has already been mathematically eliminated himself. In Pennsylvania, Cruz is fading and...
  • Ted Cruz is going to be mathematically eliminated from securing 1,237 delegates by next Tuesday

    04/18/2016 7:59:51 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 100 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 17, 2016 | Fox News Sunday
    Donald Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski says, "Ted Cruz is going to be mathematically eliminated from securing 1,237 delegates by next Tuesday. If that's the case and everyone has the same goal, which is to put a Republican inside the White House...they should unite behind Donald Trump."
  • Trump’s ‘voterless’ election myth

    04/18/2016 8:36:31 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 222 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 18, 2016 | Marc A. Thiessen
    Donald Trump is complaining that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) is racking up “voterless” victories in states such as Colorado and Wyoming, where delegates are chosen by a “small handful of elites” who are “sidelining” Republican voters. This is dead wrong. In both Colorado and Wyoming, all registered Republican voters in the state had the chance to vote and participate in the delegate selection process. The Wyoming Republican Party website explains the process clearly: “Delegates to the state convention are elected by the county conventions. Delegates to the county convention are elected by precinct caucuses in their respective counties. Any person...
  • Cruz claims he's won 'landslides over and over' – even though only one of them held an election

    04/18/2016 7:58:43 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 246 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | April 18, 2016 | David Martosko
    Ted Cruz boasted Monday morning that he has won 'landslides' in the last five states to award Republican convention delegates, even though only one of those states held a popular-vote election. 'There have been a total of five states that have voted in the last three weeks,' he claimed during a town hall event on 'Good Morning America.' 'In those states, starting with Utah, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Colorado and Wyoming, 1.3 million people voted in those states. And he lost all five. We have won five in a row, and Donald's upset so he's throwing a fit.' Cruz reiterated moments...
  • Poll: 62% Say Republican with Most Votes Should Be Nominee

    04/17/2016 7:02:53 PM PDT · by markomalley · 122 replies
    NBC ^ | 4/17/16 | Mark Murray
    More than six in 10 Republican voters believe that, if no GOP presidential candidate wins a majority of delegates before the convention, the one with the most votes should be the party's nominee, according to a new national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. That's compared with 33 percent of Republicans who say the nominee instead should be the candidate whom convention delegates think would be the party's best standard-bearer.
  • Trump to Nevada delegates: I'll pay your travel, hotel costs

    04/17/2016 5:07:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | April 17, 2016 | David M. Drucker
    Donald Trump's campaign is going all out to win delegates in Nevada, offering to cover transportation and lodging costs for Nevada supporters who travel to Reno in mid May to participate in delegate elections. Trump's Nevada activities contradict his claim that he has deliberately declined to invest resources in the election of delegates to the Republican nominating convention in Cleveland because the process is "corrupt." "With overwhelming success throughout each county, we're in a strong position going into the state convention being held in Reno on May 14th and 15th," Charles Munoz, Trump's Nevada state director, wrote in an email...
  • HUGE percentage of GOP voters say Trump inspires them

    04/17/2016 5:33:06 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 84 replies
    According to a new Economist/YouGov poll, Donald Trump is the only remaining Republican candidate who inspires GOP voters.
  • In his own words:Why Trump would not participate in Colorado or Wyoming

    04/17/2016 5:26:43 PM PDT · by gg188 · 68 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 17, 2016 | Donald J. Trump
    The "ground game" or whatever other euphemism it goes by consists of one thing: BRIBES. Bribes to party bosses and to delegates to circumvent the decision of the voters. Trump took the moral position that he was not going to participate in a rigged system of PURCHASING influence and delegates. Cruz DID not. (Cruz is more accustomed to SELLING influence than buying it, so I guess he gets a point for that.) "We didn’t play in Colorado, because I heard that it was going to be for the bosses, the RNC, so I’m not going to waste a lot of...
  • Delegate Fights and Rigged Machines – Take Away? We Have Hope and Your Vote Is Priceless!

    04/17/2016 4:55:24 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 10 replies
    Delegate fights are going on as I write this. I am seeing headlines all over the place tonight about Wyoming & Georgia delegate fights, and folks, its not pretty. But I am writing this to remind of us a few things, and one of those being that we are not without hope! The other one being that YOUR VOTE IS PRICELESS! The delegate battles are not new. I am just going to leave a few links below to touch on some of the delegate fights that we have reported on (and some others have reported on as well) :
  • BREAKING – Cruz Plans To Steal California by Having Trump Fail to Prep Groundgame (#Sarcasm)

    04/17/2016 3:47:36 PM PDT · by T Ruth · 42 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | April 13, 2016 | William A. Jacobson
    BOOM EXCLUSIVE WOW BOMBSHELL OUTRAGEOUS CHEATING STEALING!!! Donald Trump inexplicably waited until YESTERDAY to name a State Political Director in California. The California primary on June 7 could determine whether Trump reaches the magic 1237 majority delegate number prior to the July convention. By all reports, Cruz is far ahead in the ground game in California, which awards delegates not only on the statewide vote but also by congressional district. Even if Trump wins the state, he may underperform in enough congressional districts due to Cruz’s superior campaign preparation that Trump is stopped short. Or he may fail to file...
  • Breaking: Ted Cruz makes outrageous statement on voterless election win in Wyoming

    04/17/2016 4:26:04 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 332 replies
    Ted Cruz on Wyoming win: "This is how elections are won in America." Once again, voters are not represented in the process. Instead, "votes" for the nominee are gained by backroom politics. Another corrupt process by the GOP establishment. From Fox News: Ted Cruz on Saturday won all 14 delegates in the Wyoming GOP convention -- a relatively small number but enough for the Texas senator to declare victory and keep GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump from securing the nomination. “We are likely to have a battle in Cleveland to decide who is the nominee,” Cruz told party members before...
  • Trump prepared to cede Wyoming delegate contest

    04/15/2016 2:57:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 142 replies
    The Record ^ | April 15, 2016 | Ben Neary, The Associated Press
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Donald Trump's presidential campaign has all but thrown in the towel in Wyoming ahead of Saturday's Republican convention. The billionaire businessman's campaign made a conscious decision not to commit resources to Wyoming, according to Alan Cobb, a senior Trump adviser. Trump picked only up a single delegate in last month's Wyoming county conventions while Cruz scored nine. There are 14 more delegates at stake at this weekend's state convention. In a telephone interview with The Associated Press from the convention site in Casper, Wyoming, Cobb said Friday that he expects Trump's rival Ted Cruz to sweep...
  • Cruz Outmaneuvering Trump in Battle for Rubio Delegates

    04/15/2016 7:07:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 97 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/14/2016 | by BRENDAN BORDELON & ELIANA JOHNSON
    Marco Rubio won Minnesota decisively on March 1, but the 17 delegates he was awarded are now up for grabs, free to vote for any candidate they like on a first ballot at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. In a hotly contested Republican primary that looks increasingly likely to culminate in a contested convention this summer, those delegates will be critical. The battle for them is essentially throwing states such as Minnesota, which have already held their nominating contests, back into play as they elect delegates at state conventions. And Ted Cruz’s campaign, which has run circles around Donald...