The Green Papers
2004 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Copyright Massachusetts Republican
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 2 March 2004
Delegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor Vote
Bush, George W.62,773   90.6%41  93.2%44 100.0%
Uncommitted6,050    8.7%3   6.8% 
(write-in/others)455    0.7%  
Total69,278  100.0%44 100.0%44 100.0%

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Massachusetts Primaries for Statewide offices and Congress


Official results from the Massachusetts Elections Division. Last update: 22 March 2004. Write-in votes: John Edwards- 50; John F. Kerry- 267; John McCain- 75; Ralph Nader- 63. There were 3,139 blank ballots and 1,376 designed as "All Other".

Results from an official source:
Results from a media source:

President George Bush, having received the most votes, will receive all of the pledged delegates.


Tuesday 2 March 2004: 41 of 44 of Massachusetts's delegates to the Republican National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders in today's Massachusetts Presidential Primary.

  • 41 delegates are to be allocated to the presidential contender receiving the greatest number of votes in the primary statewide.

In addition, 3 party leaders, the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of the Massachusetts's Republican Party, will attend the convention as unpledged delegates by virtue of their position.


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