Tags: Guam | GOP Caucus

Romney Picks up 9 Convention Delegates from Guam

Saturday, 10 Mar 2012 07:07 AM

 

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

TAMUNING, Guam  — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has picked up nine more delegates, winning unanimous backing at the Republican convention on the U.S. territory of Guam.

Republicans on the tiny Pacific island decided to shun traditional paper ballots, and all 215 eligible to vote at the state convention backed Romney with a show of hands.

The Guam convention's co-chair, Jerry Crisostomo, says that while Guam's Republican National Convention delegates are technically uncommitted, all nine have pledged to vote for the candidate chosen at the state convention.

Romney's son Matt attended the event, which took place on Saturday in Guam. A day earlier, Matt Romney visited the neighboring Northern Mariana Islands. It too has nine delegates and Republicans are set to vote there this weekend as well.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Breitbart: Govt Report Says Congress Can 'Defund' Amnesty

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 12:05 PM

Breitbart News reports that the Congressional Research Service , a nonpartisan branch of the Library of Congress , concl . . .

Early Casualty of Obama Amnesty: Tax Breaks for Working Americans

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 08:54 AM

Behind-the-scenes bargaining between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and GOP Rep. Dave Camp on a bundle of about-to-ex . . .

Senate Dems Ever More at Odds With Obama, WH Policies

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 07:47 AM

Criticism of President Obama's signature healthcare law by a top Senate Democrat this week laid bare post-election tensi . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved