BREAKING: GOP Makes Major Nomination Announcement – Things Are About to Get MESSY

BREAKING: GOP Makes Major Nomination Announcement – Things Are About to Get MESSY

Candidates and supporters alike have been focused on the number 1237, the number of delegates a candidate needs to clinch the nomination. But a new announcement from the RNC may change everything.

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From Western Journalism:

For Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, something magical just happened to his magic number.

For weeks, Trump and his rivals have been fixated on the number 1,237, which is the number Trump would need to secure a first-ballot nomination at the Republican National Convention this summer.

On Wednesday, Republican National Committee member Randy Evans said that in practice, Trump will need at least 1,100 delegates to win.

“If Donald Trump exceeds 1,100 votes, he will become the nominee even though he may not have 1,237,” Evans said on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.

“If he gets less than 1,000 delegates, then I think we’re looking at contested convention that could go on for many, many days,” he continued.

If Trump is “in the middle … that’s where the unbound delegates or the delegates that have been released by other candidates come into play to see if there are enough of those to get either (Sen. Ted) Cruz or Trump over the finish line. Now we won’t know that until we get past California in June,” Evans said.

“Evans’ comment is good news for Trump if it’s a sentiment shared by other RNC members, since Trump is at risk of falling short of a majority of delegates by the time of the convention in July. But Evans also warned that if Trump slips much more, the nomination would likely fall to someone else,” wrote Michele Hickford, Managing Editor on Allen B. West.

Do you believe Trump can make it to 1,100?

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