MSNBC talk show host Rachel Maddow recently had Doug Wead on to explain what exactly is Ron Paul's path to "victory", at least victory as defined by Ron Paul's campaign. Basically, it's to become a delegate at the precinct level, which then goes to the county, which then goes to the state, where the actual delegates are assigned for the national convention. And even though precincts might've voted a certain way, these delegates will pledge their support to Ron Paul.
It's very creative. There aren't enough caucus states for Paul to win a nomination. But if say, there were three other candidates in the race until the convention, it could lead to the first brokered convention in decades.
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