With the Republican State Convention having drawn to a close, it comes time to find out just who is going to have the Republican backing in the run for the Presidency.
Among the Republican caucuses, a group of delegates that comes together to elect a candidate to represent them in the Presidential election, the votes seemed to sway in favor of Mitt Romney this year.
According to http://thegreenpapers.com, they report that in the Texas Republican Presidental Primary the estimated delegate count for Romney was 105 while Ron Paul only acquired 18.
In response to this overwhelming success for Romney, he had this statement to make:
‘What Tonight Means
Tonight, we surpassed 1,144 delegates and secured the nomination. I am grateful and humbled by your support through this process. We did it!
This has been an extraordinary journey. And yet it’s only the beginning.
Now all Republicans can move forward toward our convention in Tampa. There, we will stand united as a party with a winning ticket for America. Ours will be a campaign to unite every American who knows in his or her heart that we can do better.
There’s much to be done by November 6th – but with your help, we will get it done!
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Thank you for standing with me.
Despite these seeming overwhelming odds, as Romney gains his 1,144 needed delegate count to secure the nomination, there seems to be still a chance that the vote could sway in the other direction towards Obama.
The Republican National Convention is set to open in Tampa, Florida on August 27th and between the present up to that set date, anything can happen.
Both the Romney and Obama camps will be waging the age old war over their opponent to establish not only who they are as a candidate but their opponent as well. It will be the ultimate test for Romney to prove his worth to the voters and withstand the tide of speculation about his public and private actions and thoughts.
With Obama all ready well established in the minds of the voters, he has to combat against the wave of accusations about his actions while in office and just what he plans for the future and if those plans are the right one for this country.
In the coming days and weeks, the airways are sure to be flooded with speeches and commercials lifting up and shooting down one side or the other. The race for the Presidency is sure to ignite very soon.