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Texas delegates grab attention at RNC

Texas delegates grab attention at RNC



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The Republican National Convention now has wrapped up, but some state delegations made sure they got plenty of camera time.

Some state delegations waived towels, some wore hockey shirts or colored scarves. But when it comes to delegates putting on a good show on the convention floor, no one comes close to Texas.

They all wear matching outfits, complete with cowboy hats. They sing, they wave their hats in unison, and it has paid off. Delegate Arron Hood from Fort Worth says they're almost always placed right near the center of the floor.

Texas delegates grab attention at RNC

"Because they know we dress the same and that way the TV cameras can show the audience based on where the Texans are," he said.

He says they might have looked a little crazy during the week, but he says they like the attention.

"We like to be noticed, and we're probably the largest group of people on the floor," one delegate said.

"We do this every time because this is who we are," another said.

They say they'll do it again at the next convention.

E-mail: rjeppesen@ksl.com

Randall Jeppesen In St. Paul

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