Georgia Delegate NewsSubmitted by ForAmerica on Fri, 04/27/2012 - 22:00
I was a delegate to my district convention, and I will be an alternate delegate (maybe promoted to delegate) to the state convention. Georgia has 76 delegates. Each district convention elects 3 national delegates, and this has already taken place. At the state convention, the remaining 30-something national delegates will be selected.
Because of how the primaries went, all of the delegates are going to Romney and Gingrich, but who the delegates support is another matter entirely. We've been able to figure out that Paul supports filled 25 to 30 of the delegates elected at the district conventions, which means that supporters definitely filled more than half of the national delegates selected so far.
The Georgia rules are that the delegates are bound and must vote for the candidate that they represent in the first two rounds. Only then are they free to vote for another candidate.
It seems like the more the voting rounds that occur the better things will look for Paul.
I have no doubt that we'll have a strong showing at the state convention.