Skip to main content
The Ticket

The Ticket: The Rules and Regulations of a Contested Convention

This week on The Ticket: KUT’s Ben Philpott and the Tribune's Jay Root educate themselves about what could happen at a contested convention by taking Convention 101 with teacher and former Texas GOP Chairman Steve Munisteri.

The Ticket

The Ticket was a weekly look at presidential politics from a Texas perspective in the leadup to the 2016 election. It included veteran political reporters Jay Root of The Texas Tribune and Ben Philpott of KUT NewsFind it on SoundCloud and Stitcher

 More in this series 

This week on The Ticket 2016: The Texas Tribune's Jay Root and KUT's Ben Philpott will try to explain what could happen at this summer's Republican National Convention … if none of the candidates have enough delegates to become the nominee. Former Texas GOP Chairman Steve Munisteri joins us to help explain the binding and unbinding of hundreds of delegates. We'll take convention questions from our listeners. And in the return of The Straight Ticket segment, we'll bring you a dramatization of what could happen in Cleveland from the perspective of two delegates.

Visit, where you can find more episodes and links to subscribe on iTunesSoundCloud and Stitcher.

Texans need truth. Help us report it.

Yes, I'll donate today

Explore related story topics

Politics 2016 elections Ted Cruz