Friday, May 8, 2020

How do you stage a convention in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic?

Jon Ward and Brittany Shepherd have the story at Yahoo News.

It will take some rules changes on the Democratic side to facilitate anything other than a traditional convention. But Republicans already have language in place in Rule 37(e) of their rules covering the scenario where the party is "unable to conduct its business either within the convention site or within the convention city." It defers to the Republican National Committee to develop an alternative method for handling the roll call votes for the presidential and vice presidential nominations.

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