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Tag Archives: Credentials Committee
In most election cycles, the credential committee of the two national convention are hardly mentioned if at all. Any credential fight is about a handful individuals who failed to win a delegate slot challenging those who did get elected to those slots. Because the nominee is a foregone conclusion, who actually fills the seat does not “matter” to the central business of the convention and any of these disputes are handled with the only media concerned about the result being the local papers from the delegate’s home town.
This year, with the Republican race looking close, there is at least a lot of noise about challenges to the delegate selection process. While it is possible that some of these complaints will end up before the two credential committees, my take is that most of the current “potential” challenges will go nowhere or are not really credentials issues. So far, it seems like there is one potential real credentials issue for the two conventions.