If Donald Trump doesn't win the GOP nomination outright by earning a majority of delegates to the RNC, Colorado's 37 delegates could play an outsized role.

The state GOP released data about the nearly 1,000 Republicans who have filed paperwork to run for the 34 slots that are open.

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On this week’s show, 9NEWS political analyst Floyd Ciruli helps us make sense of those numbers.

The other three delegates get to go to the convention in Cleveland because of their jobs with the Republican party.

State GOP chairman Steve House is one of those. He shared his thoughts on Colorado's role.