EXCLUSIVE: CBS News GOP Debate Ticket Breakdown

AP/ John Minchillo

GREENVILLE, South Carolina — GOP presidential candidates received the largest ticket allocation from the Republican National Committee (RNC) ahead of the GOP primary debate on Saturday night at Greenville’s Peace Center.

Breitbart News learned from RNC’s Chief Strategist and Communications Director, Sean Spicer, that the Peace Center in Greenville holds roughly 1600 seats. Out of those 1600 seats, candidates received 600 tickets to invite their guests.

The state party and locally elected officials received 550, while the RNC, including nationally elected officials, received 367 tickets.

The debate partners, CBS News, the Peace Center, and Google received 100 tickets.


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