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SharonRB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-10-07 09:47 PM
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9. If a delegate wanted to be a delegate for Clinton
they would run as a delegate for Clinton, not as an uncommitted delegate. In my case, I'm planning to run as an uncommitted delegate and try to get selected from the 12th district as such. I doubt there would be uncommitted delegates who would vote for Hillary. I was going to vote for Dodd, but I think there's a better chance that we'll have at least 15% uncommitted than that we'll have 15% for Dodd. My vote will mean more as an uncommitted vote.

If you're supporting Dennis, then you should vote for him. It's all those Edwards, Biden, Richardson and Obama people who should definitely vote uncommitted. I was torn, since I could vote for Dodd, but I'm going with uncommitted. It's also to allow for the very, very outside chance that no one will have enough votes at the convention and they'll need a consensus candidate -- and Gore could be drafted from the convention floor. I know this is probably not going to happen, believe me, but there is that one in a million chance.

Of course, if our delegates really don't get seated, none of this will matter anyway.
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  -Voter Guide for Michigan primary SharonRB  Dec-10-07 11:10 AM   #0 
  - Important: Supporters of Biden, Edwards, Obama and Richardson should vote "Uncommitted"  MaineDem   Dec-10-07 11:31 AM   #1 
  - Exactly!  SharonRB   Dec-10-07 11:43 AM   #2 
  - THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!  Windy   Dec-10-07 11:47 AM   #3 
  - You're welcome  SharonRB   Dec-10-07 11:48 AM   #4 
     - That makes three of us  ih8thegop   Dec-10-07 03:38 PM   #5 
        - Make that four  JNelson6563   Dec-10-07 04:11 PM   #6 
           - We need to spread the word far and wide  SharonRB   Dec-10-07 05:57 PM   #7 
              - I am not sure about this.  lwfern   Dec-10-07 09:38 PM   #8 
                 - If a delegate wanted to be a delegate for Clinton  SharonRB   Dec-10-07 09:47 PM   #9 
                    - How does one become a delegate?  livvy   Dec-11-07 05:05 AM   #10 
                    - I assume you found the delegate selection plan  SharonRB   Dec-11-07 08:39 AM   #12 
                    - It's the Big Al chance that wets my whistle here.  maddogesq   Dec-11-07 07:40 AM   #11 
                       - The best, albeit unlikely, scenario would be  SharonRB   Dec-11-07 08:40 AM   #13 
  - Once again, thanks for the information (n/t)  GigiMommy   Dec-11-07 08:56 PM   #14 
  - Is the Repbublican Primary the same day as the Democratic one?  ray of light   Dec-25-07 09:40 AM   #15 
  - Yes, it is, and here is the full content -- it's only one page  SharonRB   Dec-25-07 10:04 AM   #16 
     - what difference does it make to vote in the Dem primary IF they are not allowing the delegates to  ray of light   Dec-25-07 10:09 AM   #17 
     - I know what you mean  SharonRB   Dec-25-07 10:20 AM   #18 
     - I am uncommitted. I am considering writing in Colbert or voting Kucinich  ray of light   Dec-25-07 10:24 AM   #19 
        - Voting Kucinich is fine if you support him  SharonRB   Dec-25-07 11:23 AM   #20 
           - I like Kucinich and so maybe...but I also considered voting on the R ballot and writing in Colbert  ray of light   Dec-25-07 11:34 AM   #21 
              - LOL -- I'm a Gore girl myself  SharonRB   Dec-25-07 11:41 AM   #22 
     - I bet the delegates will be seated in Denver  MaineDem   Dec-26-07 04:56 PM   #25 
        - If we have a nominee already, it won't really matter  SharonRB   Dec-26-07 05:35 PM   #26 
     - Where did the content for that notice come from, Sharon?  PassingFair   Dec-28-07 11:43 AM   #27 
        - You've GOT to be kidding me!  SharonRB   Dec-28-07 01:25 PM   #28 
           - Nope.  PassingFair   Dec-28-07 01:29 PM   #29 
              - Gee, I'm shocked I tell you  SharonRB   Dec-28-07 01:31 PM   #30 
                 - She is a friend of Brewer's (I think)  PassingFair   Dec-28-07 01:37 PM   #31 
                    - Unbelievable  SharonRB   Dec-28-07 02:14 PM   #32 
                       - Let me know is she's an anomaly...  PassingFair   Dec-28-07 02:41 PM   #33 
  - I want to thank you again for posting this  lwfern   Dec-25-07 07:46 PM   #23 
  - You're welcome, lw  SharonRB   Dec-25-07 08:05 PM   #24 
  - So, it's an "open primary"??  TahitiNut   Dec-29-07 09:04 AM   #34 
  - You can vote in whichever party's primary you like  SharonRB   Dec-29-07 10:05 AM   #35 
     - It might be fun to vote for Ron Paul ...  PassingFair   Dec-29-07 02:31 PM   #36 
        - It'll be more fun to vote for Dennis Kucinich. At my age (64), it might be my last chance ...  TahitiNut   Dec-30-07 08:23 AM   #38 
  - A law demanding NOT TO COUNT our votes.  Festivito   Dec-29-07 07:07 PM   #37 
 

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