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RCA
10-24-2007, 09:51 PM
Please excuse this question, as I'm sure I'm just ignorant, but what if Ron were to win ALL the primaries and then the delegates at the RNC picked someone else?

:confused:

foofighter20x
10-24-2007, 10:03 PM
Wouldn't happen.

Most states bind their delegates by law to vote for the state's primary winner until either the candidate releases their votes or a certain number of ballots go by without there being a nominee.

klamath
10-24-2007, 10:07 PM
If RP wins my congressional district I should be a delegate. Am I going to vote for Huckabee? I don't think so.

RCA
10-24-2007, 10:08 PM
So the popular vote DOES matter. I thought the delegates could vote for whomever they wanted.

Bradley in DC
10-24-2007, 10:08 PM
No dumb questions, but please look around the forum first. ;)

http://www.ronpaulforums.com/showthread.php?t=27066

http://www.ronpaulforums.com/forumdisplay.php?f=121

http://www.ronpaulforums.com/showthread.php?t=1708

Bradley in DC
10-24-2007, 10:10 PM
So the popular vote DOES matter. I thought the delegates could vote for whomever they wanted.

There are different kinds of delegates (some do vote for whomever they want), and very different sets of rules for each state. Please check the state-specific subforum for where you live.

Bradley in DC
10-24-2007, 10:12 PM
Mods, please move this thread to the "primaries" section where it belongs. :D :cool: