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What Really Happened with Colorado’s Republican Delegates?

What Happened to Colorado’s Republican Delegates? There’s been a virtual firestorm over Cruz winning Colorado’s Republican Delegates.  What really happened in Colorado?  What process was followed?  Were the Delegates stolen by Cruz?  Is it just sour grapes on the part of people that wanted Trump to get the Delegates?  Let’s look at it from the point of view of someone who know’s the process and who attended a Colorado Republican Congressional District Convention and the Colorado Republican State Convention. What’s the History of the Colorado Delegate Selection Process? Literally, the Colorado caucus approach to the selection of Colorado Delegates to…


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Is Paul Ryan Running for the Republican Presidential Nomination?

Is Paul Ryan Running for President? While Trump and Cruz are battling it out for delegates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July, Paul Ryan might be setting the stage for a strong run at the presidential nomination on the second ballot at the convention, or even the third ballot.  Is this thought just a wild speculation in April?  Or, is there enough evidence at this point to definitely conclude Paul Ryan is truly running for president?  Let’s talk about it now … Paul Ryan – Why Do We Think He Might be Running for President? Paul Ryan…


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Do Trump and Clinton have a Solid Lock on their Potential Nominations?

Do Trump and Clinton have a Lock on their Potential Nominations? Trump and Clinton have their nominations all locked up.  At least, that’s what some people think.  Is it really true?  Or, will both Trump and Clinton be overtaken by Cruz and Sanders, or Paul Ryan and Joe Biden?  Let’s discuss this incredible 2016 presidential race now … Trump and Clinton – How Can their Nominations be Overtaken? Here are some scenarios that might change who the ultimate Republican nominee is this fall: Neither Trump nor Cruz get to the 1,237 threshold of needed delegates to secure the nomination (after…


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Where the Race Stands after Arizona, Utah and American Samoa?

Where Does the Race Stands after Arizona, Utah and American Samoa? Arizona and Utah boosted the delegate totals for Trump and Cruz on Tuesday.  Here’s an update on where the Republican presidential race stands on Wednesday, March 23rd, after the Arizona Primary (58 Delegates, Winner-Take-All, Closed), Utah Primary (40 Delegates, Proportional, Closed), and the American Samoa Convention (9 Delegates, Unbound, Open): Trump – 739 Delegates (30%) Cruz – 465 Delegates (19%) Kasich – 143 Delegates (6%) Other Suspended Campaigns – 181 Delegates (7%) Rubio – 166, Carson – 8, Bush – 4, Fiorina – 1, Huckabee – 1, Paul – 1 Uncommitted –…


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Will Convention Rules Determine the Republican Nominee?

Will Convention Rules Determine the Republican Presidential Nominee? Convention Rules are vitally important.  While many people are focused on who’s ahead in the delegate count today, it’s possible the Republican Party Convention Rules will dramatically influence or even determine the 2016 Republican presidential nominee.  Let’s get an update on the delegate counts and then look at some of the current and potential new rules that can make a big difference in this race. Where Does the Race Stand? Here’s an update on where the Republican presidential race stands on Monday, March 21st, prior to the Tuesday, March 22nd, Arizona Primary…


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Will Super Tuesday #2 Determine the Republican Nominee?

Will Super Tuesday #2 Be Decisive? Super Tuesday #2 is March 15th.  It follows two weeks after Super Tuesday #1 on March 1st.  While Super Tuesday #1 was important, some people think Super Tuesday #2 might be decisive.  Will Super Tuesday #2 be decisive?  Will it determine the ultimate Republican presidential nominee?  Let’s discuss these questions next … Going into Super Tuesday #2, Where Does the Republican Nomination Stand? Here are the delegate counts going into Super Tuesday #2: Trump – 460 (44%) Cruz – 370 (35%) Rubio – 163 (15%) Kasich – 63 (6%) That means Trump + Cruz…


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Ten Predictions – All Seem to be Coming True!

Ten Predictions – All Seem to be Coming True! Ten Predictions that are identified and described in my new book, Great News for America, seem to be coming true as we follow the 2016 presidential election.  Great News for America was written in 2015.  Yet, its predictions all appear to be coming true.  Here are three of my ten predictions … 1.  Prediction – A Rare, Historic and Critical Presidential Election Great News for America predicts a relatively rare historic and critical 2016 presidential election.  That means a historic, record-setting voter turnout. Look at the numbers today in the Republican presidential…


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Super Tuesday – What to Look for in the Results?

Super Tuesday – A Big Day in the 2016 Presidential Election With nearly a dozen States holding primaries and caucuses, with about 600 Republican delegates up for grabs, and with heated rhetoric flowing freely among the presidential contenders, Super Tuesday should be a big day.  It should go a long way in determining who will be nominated.  Of course, according to the polls, many States will go to Trump who appears to be taking a commanding lead in the race.  Yet, the attacks by Rubio and Cruz in the last debate and in the last few days have been rough…


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Will It be a Trump vs. Clinton Race?

Trump vs. Clinton – Inevitable? Trump vs. Clinton – Inevitable?  Both seem to be winning their respective party nomination races. Are Trump and Clinton now unstoppable?  Are they really inevitable at this point in their party races? What scenarios might develop in the next few weeks that will change the course of this 2016 presidential election race? Let’s discuss several viable alternatives now … What Scenarios Might Alter the Republican Race? Drop Out Scenarios – Either Kasich or Carson Drop Out Before Super Tuesday Both Kasich and Carson Drop Out After Super Tuesday VP Selection Scenarios – Trump Picks Cruz…