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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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Anderson County Bedford County Benton County Bledsoe County Blount County Bradley County Campbell County Cannon County Carroll County Carter County Cheatham County Chester County Claiborne County Clay County Cocke County Coffee County Crockett County Cumberland County Davidson County Decatur County DeKalb County Dickson County Dyer County Fayette County Fentress County Franklin County Gibson County Giles County Grainger County Greene County Grundy County Hamblen County Hamilton County Hancock County Hardeman County Hardin County Hawkins County Haywood County Henderson County Henry County Hickman County Houston County Humphreys County Jackson County Jefferson County Johnson County Knox County Lake County Lauderdale County Lawrence County Lewis County Lincoln County Loudon County McMinn County McNairy County Macon County Madison County Marion County Marshall County Maury County Meigs County Monroe County Montgomery County Moore County Morgan County Obion County Overton County Perry County Pickett County Polk County Putnam County Rhea County Roane County Robertson County Rutherford County Scott County Sequatchie County Sevier County Shelby County Smith County Stewart County Sullivan County Sumner County Tipton County Trousdale County Unicoi County Union County Van Buren County Warren County Washington County Wayne County Weakley County White County Williamson County Wilson County