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Do candidates win states where conventions are held?

Larry Jacobs argues that location of national convention does not influence local voting.

There are a lot of factors in determining presidential winners and losers, but hosting a presidential nomination convention is not much of one, says Lawrence Jacobs, a University of Minnesota political science professor. "It's a very momentary factor," Jacobs said.

Ocala
August 25, 2012

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