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Caucus Count Short-Changes Kootenai

It was before 10 p.m. when it became clear that Kootenai County’s votes didn’t matter in Tuesday’s Idaho Republican caucus. And the only thing Kootenai County Republicans had decided was that former Louisana Gov. Buddy Roemer wouldn’t be their choice. Results from other counties showed that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney would win enough votes regardless of Kootenai County to win all 32 of the state’s delegates. “It’s extremely frustrating,” said Kootenai County Republican Chairwoman Tina Jacobson, who said results shouldn’t have been released in ways to interfere with ongoing caucuses/Jonathan Brunt, SR. More here.

Question: Any thoughts from anyone who attended the caucuses?


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