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Ron Paul ends primary spending

May 14, 2012 by Scott Bomboy


The last remaining GOP opponent to Mitt Romney is apparently out of the race, as Ron Paul says he won’t spend money in the 11 remaining primaries.

In a statement to his supporters on his website, Paul said “we will no longer spend resources campaigning in primaries in states that have not yet voted.  Doing so with any hope of success would take many tens of millions of dollars we simply do not have. “

Paul didn’t officially drop from the presidential primary race and he urged supporters to “make sure you get to the polls and make your voices heard, particularly in the local, state, and Congressional elections.”

His campaign also said it would pursue  “fruitful delegate-attainment strategy still occurring at delegate-selection events such as state conventions.”

Paul also urged supporters to run for office. The GOP convention is in Tampa in August and Paul is expected to have a presence at the event.


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