POLITICO : A Ron Paul Revolution Is BrewingSubmitted by emalvini on Thu, 05/10/2012 - 00:15
POLITICO : A Ron Paul Revolution Is Brewing
By ANJEANETTE DAMON - LAS VEGAS SUN | 5/9/12 11:38 PM EDT
Yes, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won the Nevada caucuses in February, capturing 50 percent of the vote.
Why then did last weekend’s headlines read that Texas Rep. Ron Paul won almost all of Nevada’s national delegates?
For that, we have the country’s cumbersome and arcane system for nominating presidential candidates to blame. You see, a simple vote doesn’t determine the winner when you’re talking presidential politics.
Here is a six-part primer to help you make sense of the strange results and what it all means once Republicans arrive in Tampa, Fla., for their national convention.