If Palin Were Replaced
Joshua Green gets the rundown on the mechanics of replacing Palin -- should McCain decide to go that route -- following her formal nomination tonight. ...
Joshua Green gets the rundown on the mechanics of replacing Palin -- should McCain decide to go that route -- following her formal nomination tonight.
In essence, a majority of the members of the Republican National Committee (made up of one man and one woman from each state, plus each state's party chair, along with some representatives from the territories) would have to ratify McCain's new pick. This would be largely a formality, according to leading GOP lawyer Ben Ginsberg.
But Green's piece may be most useful as a primer for people who may have heard of Thomas Eagleton in recent days but haven't boned up on their 1972 campaign history lately.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
The Impact of New Overtime Rules on Government5 hours ago
Florida Governor to Lead Pro-Trump Super PAC7 hours ago
One of Nation's Toughest Unemployment Laws Ruled Unconstitutional7 hours ago
S&P Downgrades Kansas' Credit Rating, Again8 hours ago
North Carolina Creates a Charter School-Run District9 hours ago
Corrupt Sheriff the First Ousted in Almost 50 Years in Alabama9 hours ago