8 Tennessee lawmakers sign on as Marco Rubio delegates
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio now has a full slate of Tennessee delegates lined up for next year’s Republican National Convention.
Former U.S. Rep. Zach Wamp is Rubio’s state chairman. Wamp presided over a press conference in Nashville Monday to announce that the campaign has assembled a full slate of 82 delegates to represent Rubio at the convention.
State House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick and state Sens. Brian Kelsey and Jack Johnson are among his delegates. The list also includes Sen. Becky Massey and Reps. Jeremy Faison, Eddie Smith, Dan Howell and Ron Travis.
In other campaign news, GOP candidate Gov. John Kasich of Ohio will be in Tennessee Tuesday for fundraising stops in Maryville, Nashville and Memphis.