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As predicted, Ron Paul backers take over Maine GOP convention

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AUGUSTA, Maine — Even before the Maine Republican Party convention kicked off in earnest Saturday morning, there was a buzz around the event.

Would GOP Chairman Charlie Webster face a backlash for apparently bending the rules to name a convention chairman ahead of time and not at the convention? Would Ron Paul supporters “take over” the convention, as Webster feared? Would what is supposed to be a party-building gathering devolve into a fractured mess?

Those questions were answered by lunchtime: Yes, yes and yes.

In extremely close votes late Saturday morning, convention-goers elected Ron Morrell, a Paul delegate, as secretary and then elected Brent Tweed, also a Paul delegate, as chairman.

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Can the new Maine chairman vote at the convention?

Or does he not officially take office until 2013 like in Alaska?

So What IsThe Update? Maine Will Delegate Vote on Sunday?

. Or do Paul supporters already have it?

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I know "hating" is really counter productive...

But I can honestly say that I truly hate Charlie Webster. He's dirty, pompous and he deserves to be tossed out like a piece of garbage.

Sorry for the hate guys, had to let it out.

SOOOO happy we have taken over in Maine. HUGE victory! RON PAUL 2012 -- For Liberty!!!

"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident."

Now oust Webster at the end of the day

Take another State GOP over!

It's the 4th of July in

It's the 4th of July in May....

Never be afraid to ask simple questions.

Love it!

Thank you so much to those attending!!

nice story

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Beautiful.

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Remember (the) Maine!

This is gonna be good -- GO MAINE!!

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