After all the speeches and balloting, things are FINALLY moving along.
Mark Obenshain wins the nomination
Rob Bell eliminated
EW Jackson in first place 3732.39
UPDATE x2 : You can still listen live here
UPDATE:x3 SECOND BALLOT (6:30)
We’re hearing the second ballot still has Jackson in the lead, around 38%
Snyder in second place
The battle for that third spot is between Stewart and Stimpson
Lingamfelter in last of the five, around 12%, will be eliminated
UPDATE x4 (6:50) — Unofficial tally
Jackson 4500 votes
Stewart 3rd place?
UPDATE x5 : Shaun Kenney Tweet (6:54)
(This means Lingamfelter delegate votes go to Snyder, likely keeping Jackson under 50% in the next/third ballot)
Update x6 (7:02)
Update x 7 (7:15)
4 Stimpson out
5 Lingamfelter out
3rd ballot underway.
Update x8 (7:24)
Where do Susan Stimpson delegates go??
Update x9 (7:27)
Will Cuccinelli intervene? Who will he endorse? When?
Update x 10 (7:28)
Update x 11 (7:34)
Update x 12 (7:45)
Pete Snyder gets the endorsement of Martha Boneta
Update x 12 (8:10)
Report: Jackson *not* at 50% — Stewart out.
Update x 13 (8:15)
Stimpson Manager Russ Moulton also endorsing Pete Snyder
Update x14 (8:17)
BREAKING; It’s a 2 man showdown: Pete Snyder Vs. EW Jackson on the final ballot..
Update x 16 (8:21)
Jackson had mid 40%
Snyder had mid 30%
Stewart had 20%
How does it go?
Also, only 5,000+ votes in 3rd round vs 8,000+ in first round –3,000 left between the 2 rounds
Will more leave?
Will Cuccinelli weigh in?
Update x17 (8:25)
Update x 18 (8:40)
Update x 20 (9:00pm)
Obenshain endorses Pete Snyder
Corey Stewart endorses Pete Snyder
Update x 21: (9: 06pm)
4th and Final R;0ound of Ballot Begins
Update x 22 (9:09pm)
Official results. EW got 49.7, Snyder 30.6, Stewart got 19.7
Update x 23 (9:10pm)
Corey Stewart seen with EW Jackson — now endorsing EW?!
Update x 24 (9:13pm)
Pic of Stewart with EW on Convention floor
Update x 25 (9:17)
Obenshain did NOT endorse Snyder
Update x 26 (9:21)
#rpv2013 is trending on all parts of Twitter. A truly interesting race today.
Update x 27 (9:28)
Nothing from Cuccinelli
Update x28 (9:31)
Update x29 (9:38)
Voting still going on
Update x 30 (9:41)
Mystery with the endorsement fliers
Update x 31 (9:49)
Very close to announcement. The GOP ticket will come out in a few minutes
Update x 32 (10:02)
Any minute now
Update x 34 (10:06)
Delegates are coming down to the floor, those that are left for the final announcement
Update x 35 (10:07)
Should we still have a Convention in 2014?!
Update x 36 (10:11)
Pete walking out of his suite. Not backstage.
Update x 37 (10:12)
AND THE LG WINNER IS:…..(10:20)
EW JACKSON BY ACCLIMATION
(Pete Snyder withdraws)
Final tally (10:21)
Jackson wins with 58% of the vote.
CONVENTION ADJOURNED (10:23)
POST CONVENTION BUZZ
UPDATE x1 : Chopra’s Statement on EW’s win