NDGOP Convention Halted After Delegate Has Apparent Heart Attack

A scary moment at the NDGOP state convention today.

While Governor Jack Dalrymple was addressing delegates party officials and security officials ran to the south side of the convention hall where a delegate had fallen ill.

According to Bismarck Tribune reporter Nick Smith, the delegate is father-in-law to Auditor candidate Josh Gallion, and he apparently had a heart attack.

Proceedings were halted for about 20 minutes until the man could be taken out of the arena by first responders, at which point Dalrymple resumed his speech with a moment of silence.

UPDATE: Reports to the convention state that the man is in stable condition.

Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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