MINOT, N.D. — If coronavirus weren’t a thing right now, the North Dakota Republican Party would be holding their state convention next weekend, March 27 – 28, in Bismarck.
Unfortunately, COVID-19 is a very real thing, and the NDGOP is grappling with what to do.
And, since we’re talking about a political party, political considerations are getting in the way.
The North Dakota Democrats have already canceled their convention.
Meanwhile, the Republicans, who can typically count on a delegate count in the 1,600 to 1,800 range in a presidential election year, don’t even have 1,000 signed up yet for a convention that, as I write this, is still technically scheduled to happen.