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With Contested GOP Convention Possible, Delegates Are In The Spotlight

Wisconsin voters cast their ballots in the state's primary at the South Shore Park Pavilion on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Milwaukee. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
Wisconsin voters cast their ballots in the state's primary at the South Shore Park Pavilion on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Milwaukee. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)

As Wisconsin voters go to the polls today, experts see a contested or open Republican National Convention as a valid possibility if not a probability at this point. Many state parties are holding conventions this weekend, where delegates will be chosen.

Reports say that Senator Ted Cruz is already working to win over Donald Trump’s delegates, should the presidential nominating vote get to a second ballot.

NPR’s Domenico Montanaro speaks with Here & Now’s Robin Young about how Wisconsin could shape the race, and the rules surrounding delegate allegiances.

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