Purpose: To qualify for election as a national convention CD or AL delegate or alternate delegate.
Timing: 5/25/2012: notice of intent deadline.
Process: 7/9/2012: deadline for delegate and alternate designation of presidential candidate.
Qualifications: Only persons elected as state convention delegates or alternate delegates are eligible to be elected as a national convention CD or AL.
Process: Each candidate for CD or AL delegate or alternate delegate must file for election by mailing a notice of intent to the state party no later than ten days after the primary election (NE Party Constitution, Art. VII, §3(c-d)). Must be postmarked or received by the NE GOP no later than May 25, 2012 (this is called the Notice of Intent form)
All CD and AL candidates must also designate a presidential
preference or have designated themselves as uncommitted at least 5
business days prior to the state convention. Delegate and alternate
candidates indicate their preference by mailing a notice to the state
party headquarters postmarked no later than 5 business days before the
state convention (NE Party Constitution, Art. VII, §3(e). Must
postmarked or received no later than July 9, 2012.
Nebraska Republican Party State Convention
JULY 13-14, 2012
GRAND ISLAND, NE
FRIDAY, JULY 13
5:30 pm 10:00 pm - Hospitality Suites at the Midtown Holiday Inn and the Riverside Golf Club.
SATURDAY, JULY 14
7:00 am 8:30 am Registration
8:30 am Convention begins
12:00 pm Lunch
2:30 pm Breakout Sessions
4:30 pm Adjournment
following State Central Committee Meeting
5:00 pm 7:00 pm After Party--Deb Fischer for Senate by
Congressman Adrian Smith
Ed. Note. The Convention drew
considerable attention as the "last stand" for Ron Paul
supporters. To have his name placed in nomination at the
Republican National Convention in Tampa, Paul needed to have majorities
in at least 5 state delegations. He had four (IA, LA, ME and
MN). According to news reports he won 2 of the 35 Nebraska