What Super Tuesday Means For The Veepstakes
The big day has finally arrived. Super Tuesday is a mega-primary where 10 states hold their contests to vote for the GOP nominee: Alaska (27 delegates), Georgia (76 delegates), Idaho (32 delegates), Massachusetts (41 delegates), North Dakota (28 delegates), Ohio (66 delegates), Oklahoma (43 delegates), Tennessee (58 delegates), Vermont (17 delegates), and Virginia (49 delegates).
In the Veepstakes, there is one school of thought that says the ideal running mate will come from a battleground state with a lot of delegates. He or she will be someone whose endorsement can help shore up a win in that state and whose popularity within that state will be an asset to the ticket. Here are some of the VEEP contenders to look out for in each state…