Trump campaign accuses Arizona GOP of stealing delegate election
by Gregory Krieg | May 1, 2016
Donald Trump’s Arizona campaign chair on Saturday night accused Republican Party officials here of fixing the vote to favor Ted Cruz and his allies after winning only an estimated dozen of the state’s 58 national delegates.
Jeff DeWit, the state treasurer, pointed to alleged flaws in the web-based application used by the Arizona GOP to handle the at-large delegate vote, accusing top officials of purposefully squeezing out would-be Trump delegates.
“Trump got cheated,” DeWit yelled as supporters around him raged at the results. “Somebody messed with the system.”
The billionaire businessman won the March 22 Arizona primary by more than 20 points…
“The people of Arizona got cheated, I got cheated, and the Trump delegates got cheated,” former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, whose name was not listed on the Trump slate as it appeared to delegates and failed to win election to the national convention, told reporters.
Brewer’s name was mistakenly left off the Trump ballot despite a process of inputting delegate candidates observed by representatives from all three campaigns, Arizona GOP chairman Robert Graham told CNN. He called accusations that the party rigged the game “laughable.” (Read More)
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