#GAGOP County Convention Weekend!

It’s 10a (ok, a few minutes after) which means Republicans across the great state of Georgia are now convened in their respective county conventions with the purposes of spending a spending a spring Saturday morning inside a building to elect delegates and alternates to their district and state conventions…and maybe a resolution or 20.

What’s going on in y’all’s area?  Post in the comments below.

::OPEN THREAD::

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Will Kremer
Will Kremer

Guess who has two thumbs and is still in bed taking BuzzFeed quizzes?

That’s right–me.

chefdavid
chefdavid

I’m eating donuts at the Dade Convention.

Joseph
Joseph

Donuts here in Columbus, working through Committee Meetings now.

John Vestal
John Vestal

The entrails of our vanquished foes here in Forsyth. (I don’t mean at the convention…here in my kitchen.)

Will Durant
Will Durant

With Trump trumping the national party and Ralph Reed running the state you guys are just rearranging deck chairs…

eric
eric

Results of the Bulloch County Straw Poll.

Ted Cruz 8
Donald Trump 5
John Kasich 1

The Bulloch County Convention also passed resolutions in support of Craft Brewers and Campus Carry.

Saltycracker
Saltycracker

The resolutions probably got 10x more votes than the candidates.
GSU hasn’t been this excited since Sunday liquor sales passed ! 😎🍺🔫

Charlie
Charlie

Cobb was uneventful as far as convention forced theatrics go. (POINT OF ORDER!!!1!!1!!) Senator Isakson spoke early, Congressman Loudermilk joined later in the morning. Attendence didn’t show the enthusiasm as normal years (299 total delegate strength). Randy Evans presided, and did quite a bit of Q&A. He did a good job of balancing the various interests present and did a lot of explaining so that everyone felt invested in the system. He went thru various scenarios but connecting the dots seemed to be preparing most (especially the “establishment” wing of the establishment that was present) that Cruz or Trump would… Read more »

Charlie
Charlie

Jim Galloway has a more detailed overview of the Cobb GOP Convention and Randy Evans’ remarks. Bluestein fills in with the Fulton GOP Convention:

http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2016/03/19/from-saturdays-gop-conventions-why-the-1237-delegate-mark-is-so-important-for-donald-trump/