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Friday, April 6, 2012

Effort would change Texas primary to winner take all, benefit Santorum

Sanitorium the Sanctimonious is flexing his religious right muscle in Texas.
Trailing badly in the race for the GOP presidential nomination, Rick Santorum is banking on a fast-moving, behind-the-scenes effort to change the Texas primary into a winner-take-all affair, sending all 152 eligible delegates to the state’s top vote-getter. Weston Martinez, a Santorum supporter and Texas Republican Party official, said today that he has lined up enough votes to call the party’s executive committee into an emergency session to consider the change. Martinez said a winner-take-all format could rescue the Texas primary from potential irrelevancy after delays caused by redistricting lawsuits pushed the election to May 29.
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Statesman.com