Trump supporters avoiding delegates with foreign names?
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Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpWould Aretha Franklin perform at Trump inauguration? ‘Good question.’ Ryan: Dakota pipeline pause is ‘big-government decision-making at its worst’ Ivanka was finalizing Japanese business deal at time of Trump, Abe meeting: report MORE lost out on at least two delegates on Tuesday because some voters declined to choose a delegate representing Trump who had a foreign-sounding name, a Cook Political Report editor noted.

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In Illinois's 6th District, Nabi Fakroddin received almost 5,000 fewer votes than Trump's other two delegates, Paul Minch and Barbara Kois. Minch and Kois came in first and second in vote totals, but Fakroddin finished in sixth place behind three John Kasich delegates.
 
 
In another district, a Trump delegate named Raja Sadiq received more than 7,000 fewer votes than another Trump delegate named Doug Hartmann.
 
 
The real estate mogul has been heavily criticized for his rhetoric about immigrants and minorities, with many claiming he is stoking racial anxieties.