What exactly is a contested convention anyway?

Kennesaw State University political science professor, Kerwin Swint, explains the possibilities for…

Georgia (Mar 23, 2016)Kennesaw State University political science professor, Kerwin Swint, explains the possibilities for the upcoming state convention.

Publication

Link To Article

http://www.11alive.com/news/what-exactly-contested-convention-anyway/93298063

Leading republicans from across the state will soon begin electing delegates in each county to represent Georgia in the upcoming state convention.

Those delegates will play a vital role in helping choose the Republican nominee for president. Georgia has 76 delegates in all – the majority of them will be pledged to Donald Trump.

But now there's growing talk about the possibility of a contested convention.


 

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu

©