from Ballot Access News
Minnesota Republican Party Bars Two Former Republican Governors from 2012 National Convention, Because They Supported Independence Party Gubernatorial Nominee
On December 5, the Minnesota Republican Party voted to ban 18 Republican office-holders or former office-holders from participating in any official party activities for the next two years. This even includes a ban on their representing Minnesota Republicans at the 2012 national convention. The 18 individuals had all endorsed the Independence Party gubernatorial nominee earlier this year. On the list are two former Republican Governors (Arne Carlson and Al Quie) and one former Republican U.S. Senator (David Durenberger). See this story.