Colorado: What the heck happened this weekend in Colorado? And why was it so bad for Donald Trump? | The Washington Post
The Colorado GOP convention was an odd one. Most states use primaries or caucuses to decide how their delegations to national party conventions will vote. But not Colorado. The state Republican Party decided last August to do away with the traditional statewide vote on March 1 (Democrats kept their caucuses; Bernie Sanders won with about 59 percent of the vote). Why? Because state GOP leaders were tired of their pledged delegates not having any influence at the Republican National Convention (the past two Colorado winners, Rick Santorum in 2012 and Mitt Romney in 2008, failed to go on to win the nomination).Full Article: What the heck happened this weekend in Colorado? And why was it so bad for Donald Trump? - The Washington Post.