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Saturday, March 24, 2012

Newt Gingrich may come up empty in Louisiana

The south in general is a treacherous place for Ron Paul and liberty. The Louisiana primary is today; 20 delegates will be proportionally award to those who get 25% or better and the remaining 26 delegates will be awarded at next month's caucus.
Newt Gingrich spent an entire week campaigning in the Pelican State. But he may not win a single delegate in Saturday’s primary...There are 46 delegates at stake in Louisiana, of which 20 will be awarded proportionally based on Saturday’s primary. Party rules require that a candidates nab at least 25 percent of the popular vote to qualify for at-large delegates, state GOP Director Jason DorĂ© said. Some delegates will remain unbound if candidates don’t meet the 25 percent threshold. The remaining delegates will be divvied through a caucus and state convention next month.
Read the rest here
Politico