N.C. GOP Announces National Convention At-Large Delegates

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses a campaign rally, where he responded to a speech attacking his candidacy by former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, in Portland, Maine March 3, 2016. REUTERS/Joel Page

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Republican Party has announced the 30 at-large delegates it will send to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio in July 2016.  Included in the delegates are a host of elected officials, including U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC), U.S. House Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-09), Speaker of the North Carolina House, Tim Moore (R-Cleveland), and N.C. House Majority Leader, Mike Hager (R-Rutherford).  Of the 30 delegates, 21 are listed as Donald Trump delegates, 5 for Sen. Ted Cruz, 2 for Gov. John Kasich, and 1 for Sen. Marco Rubio.

The N.C. GOP has 72 total delegates to the Republican National Convention.  The majority of the delegates will be selected from the 13 Congressional Districts during the N.C. GOP Convention being held in Greensboro this weekend.

Full list of the at-large GOP delegates.