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Monday, April 16, 2012

Colorado Republicans split delegate votes between Romney, unified Paul and Santorum supporters

Colorado has a raucous state convention and Ron Paul does well, much to the chagrin of the Romney camp.
Colorado Republicans are heading to their national convention with their most conservative delegation in years, as supporters for Ron Paul and Rick Santorum masterminded a stunning upset in electing delegates. At the state convention in Denver today, Paul forces easily were the most vocal, adding their candidate's name at almost every opportunity. The momentum was painful for Mitt Romney supporters, who had assumed when Santorum dropped out of the presidential race this week they'd have a much easier time in winning Colorado's delegate and alternate seats...Instead, some of the Santorum's supporters united with Paul's backers to form the "Conservative Unity Slate" to win a slew of delegate slots. Four years ago, only one Paul supporter was elected to attend the national convention. "This is a revolution," said Florence Sebern of Denver, an "unpledged" delegate who was wearing a Paul pin....Instead, some of the Santorum's supporters united with Paul's backers to form the "Conservative Unity Slate" to win a slew of delegate slots. Four years ago, only one Paul supporter was elected to attend the national convention. "This is a revolution," said Florence Sebern of Denver, an "unpledged" delegate who was wearing a Paul pin.
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