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Party
Primary VoteDelegates
Mike HuckabeeArkansasRepublican 190,904 34.47%19 34.5%
John McCainArizonaRepublican 176,091 31.80%14 25.5%
Mitt RomneyMassachusettsRepublican 130,632 23.59%6 10.9%
Ron PaulTexasRepublican 31,026 5.60%0 0.0%
Fred ThompsonTennesseeRepublican 16,263 2.94%0 0.0%
Rudolph W. GiulianiNew YorkRepublican 5,159 0.93%0 0.0%
Uncommitted-Republican 1,830 0.33%0 0.0%
YOther (+) - Republican 1,910 0.34%00%
YUnallocated - Republican - -1629.1%
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Election Information:
Contest Type: State-run Primary
Election Date:2008-02-05
Eligible Participants: Open (all voters)
Delegates Awarded in this Contest: 40
Delegates Total: 55
Delegate Allocation Method: Winner-take-all if Majority, otherwise proportional allocation. If the candidate having received the highest number of votes has one more vote than half of all votes cast for candidates, then the candidate receives all of the delegates. Otherwise, the delegates are awarded proportionally.A candidate must receive a minimum of 20% of the vote to receive delegates. (all votes from candidates receiving less than 20% are discarded when calculating the allocation of delegates)
  • 13 at-large delegates: If a candidate receives a majority of the vote, that candidate is awarded all 13 delegates. If no candidate receives a majority of the vote, the 13 delegates are allocated proportionally to candidates based on the percentage of votes received statewide. A 20 percent minimum threshold is required to receive delegates.
  • 27 district delegates (3 for each of the 9 congressional districts): For each district, if a candidate receives a majority of the vote, that candidate is awarded all 3 delegates. If no candidate receives a majority of the vote, the 3 delegates are allocated proportionally to candidates based on the percentage of votes received statewide. A 20 percent minimum threshold is required to receive delegates.
Demographic Data

2010 Population:6,346,105Enum.2010 Population Density:59.4persons/km2
2008 Population:6,247,411Est.2008 Population Density:58.5persons/km2
2000 Population:5,689,283Enum.2000 Population Density:53.3persons/km2
Total Delegates:55Delegates Density:113,589persons/Del
Land Area (2000):106,752km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:1.1%

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  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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