Ron Paul's national campaign is disavowing efforts by Idaho supporters to use little-noticed precinct committee races as part of a strategy to overturn the results of Idaho's presidential caucus, which Mitt Romney won with 62 percent support. “In Idaho, isolated instances of grassroots activists working toward an ostensible 'hostile takeover' of the GOP are not sanctioned by the Ron Paul national campaign,” national campaign manager John Tate said in a statement. You can read his full statement here; Paul placed third in Idaho's GOP caucus, behind Rick Santorum.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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