Republicans begin process to sanction state party
Washington, DC – Republican Party leaders have recommended
punishing five states for shifting their nomination contests
They're moving to strip New Hampshire, Florida, South Carolina,
Michigan and Wyoming of half their delegates.
South Carolina is considering legal action in an effort to keep
its delegates to next year's Republican National Convention.
Under the RNC's action, Florida would lose 57 delegates,
Michigan 30, South Carolina 23, Wyoming 14 and New Hampshire 12.
The party's rules ban holding votes before February Fifth.
The proposal now goes to the full RNC, which will vote on a
recommendation to its chairman, Mike Duncan, following state
elections in November. Duncan has the final say.