On the night Donald Trump officially became the Republican Party's presidential nominee, Michigan added an asterisk to its political history.
The state-by-state roll call for delegates goes in alphabetical order. When Michigan's turn came up Tuesday night, state party chairwoman Ronna Romney-McDaniel announced that she would pass. Michigan eventually delivered its votes - last.
Michigan Radio's Steve Carmody is in Cleveland covering the convention. He joined me on Morning Edition to explain how M ended up following N, O and a bunch of other letters in the alphabet.
Steve also discussed:
- What security and protests have been like after months of concern over safety and Ohio's open-carry gun laws.
- The primetime speaker who has yet to endorse Donald Trump.
- The one Michigander who might appear in the spotlight in the final two days of the convention.
You can listen to the complete interview below: