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GOP official: NV Ron Paul supporters will back Romney

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By Sean Whaley | Nevada News Bureau

CARSON CITY — Ron Paul supporter and national committeeman-elect James Smack said he expects Nevada Republicans who have supported Paul in his GOP presidential quest to back presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney.

“The thing that we have assured the (Republican National Committee) is that there may be a number of us that like Ron Paul, like the Ron Paul message, but at the end of the day our concern is getting Republicans elected in the state of Nevada,” Smack said in an interview Tuesday on the Nevada NewsMakers television program.

Paul supporters took 22 of 25 delegates at the Nevada Republican Convention earlier this year despite Romney’s strong win in the Feb. 5 nonbinding caucus. Romney took 50 percent of the caucus vote to 18 percent for Paul.

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