The Green Papers
2008 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Copyright Arizona Republican
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 5 February 2008
District and Country Conventions: Saturday 5 April - Saturday 19 April 2008 (tentative date)
District Caucus and State Convention: Saturday 10 May 2008
Delegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor Vote
McCain, John Sidney, III255,197  47.17%50  94.34%53 100.00%
Romney, Mitt186,838  34.53%  
Huckabee, Michael Dale "Mike"48,849   9.03%  
Paul, Ronald Ernest "Ron"22,692   4.19%  
Giuliani, Rudolph William13,658   2.52%  
Thompson, Fred Dalton9,492   1.75%  
Hunter, Duncan1,082   0.20%  
Keyes, Alan L.970   0.18%  
McGrath, John R.490   0.09%  
McEnulty, Frank Edward333   0.06%  
Murphy, Sean "CF"269   0.05%  
Fitzpatrick, John Michael199   0.04%  
Mitchell, James Creighton, Jr.193   0.04%  
Ruben, David104   0.02%  
Burzynski, Michael98   0.02%  
Curry, Jerry Ralph98   0.02%  
Shepard, Jack78   0.01%  
Forthan, Bob Leonard75   0.01%  
Shaw, Michael Paul62   0.01%  
Cort, Hugh, III58   0.01%  
Gilbert, Daniel Ayers53   0.01%  
Outzen, Rick53   0.01%  
Skelley, Charles50   0.01%  
Smith, Rhett R.44   0.01%  
Uncommitted 3   5.66% 
Total541,035 100.00%53 100.00%53 100.00%

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Arizona Primaries for Statewide offices and Congress
Arizona State and Local Government


Tuesday 5 February 2008: 50 of 53 of Arizona's delegates to the Republican National Convention are pledged to the presidential contender receiving the greatest number of votes in today's Arizona Presidential Primary.

John Sidney McCain, III having received the most votes, receives 50 delegates.

Certified returns from an official source.


Saturday 5 April - Saturday 19 April 2008 (tentative date): The District and County Conventions elect delegates to the state convention.


Saturday 10 May 2008: The Arizona District Caucuses and State Republican Convention convenes.

  • 24 distict delegates to the Republican National Convention are chosen in today's District Caucuses. Three National Convention Delegates are selected in each of the 8 congressional districts.
  • The State Convention chooses 26 at-large delegates from Arizona to the Republican National Convention.

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

Congressional District  

Congressional Districts re: Counties

Counties District(s)
Apache CD 1
Cochise CD 8
Coconino CDs 1 & 2
Gila CD 1
Graham CD 1
Greenlee CD 1
La Paz CDs 2 & 7
Maricopa CDs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7
Mohave CD 2
Navajo CDs 1 & 2
Pima CDs 7 & 8
Pinal CDs 1, 6, 7 & 8
Santa Cruz CDs 7 & 8
Yavapai CD 1
Yuma CD 7


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