Monday, August 27, 2007

Democratic Party May Strip Florida of Presidential Delegates

wow. Can a political party actually strip a state of its "publicly" elected delegates (chosen in federal and state subsidized elections) who would in turn be "presidential electors?" It seems not only doubtful, but unconstitutional, doesn't it?

August 25, 2007
Democrats Move To Sanction Florida
In what many see as a preemptive warning aimed at preventing further chaos in the 2008 presidential nominating calendar, the DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee today voted to strip Florida of all its delegates to next year's convention. While the Sunshine State can regain its full compliment of delegates if it brings its primary plan into compliance with Democratic rules, the vote was a slap on the wrist stronger than some had expected...

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