Expect Michael Steele to lead on the first ballot, says The Daily Caller’s Jon Ward. “The issue is how big is that number,” Saul Anuzis tells Ward. “Over 60 . . . could signal stronger than expected results. Is it in the mid 50s? That confirms he probably can’t make up the 35 [plus] votes he needs to win. Or will he fall below 50, which would signal the committee clearly is looking for an alternative.” Read more here.