Live Blog: Republican Party of Minnesota State Convention Michael Olson May 18, 2012, 2:19 PM May 18, 2012 3 Campaign 2012 Campaign 2012: Minn. Senate Races ‹ Older Severson says he has the network to win Newer › Ron Paul rocks GOP Convention Browse by category Daily Digest PoliGraph Bachmann fact check Policast Campaign Finance About the blogger Michael Olson firstname.lastname@example.org • @publicmic Editor, MPR News Grace Kelly How are they counting? Did they check everyone’s photo ID as they collected ballots? Are they using precincts or senate districts as units to hand out and collect the ballots? Can you see the counting? Eric Ferguson Live blogging just isn’t the same as actual live coverage. Please kidnap Gary Eichten and get him to St. Cloud. Chris Any news on whether the GOP platform endorses the gold standard, eliminating Social Security, etc.? Media: What does your platform say this year? Shortridge: I’m not answering gotcha questions like that.