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2012 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 13 March 2012
Precinct Caucuses / County Presidential Conventions: Saturday 28 April 2012
State Convention: Friday 18 May - Saturday 19 May 2012
Republicans
CandidatePopular
Vote
Delegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor Vote
Santorum, Richard J. "Rick"96,258  32.73%13  32.50% 
Gingrich, Newton Leroy "Newt"91,612  31.15%12  30.00% 
Romney, Willard "Mitt"90,161  30.66%12  30.00%40 100.00%
Paul, Ronald E. "Ron"12,955   4.40%  
Perry, James Richard "Rick"1,350   0.46%  
Bachmann, Michele M.971   0.33%  
Huntsman, Jon M., Jr.413   0.14%  
Johnson, Gary Earl392   0.13%  
Uncommitted 3   7.50% 
(available)   
Total294,112 100.00%40 100.00%40 100.00%

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Unpledged delegate preferences as of
13 March 2012: Romney 1.
Source: Democratic Convention Watch 2012 GOP Superdelegate Endorsement List

OFFICIAL 2012 REPUBLICAN PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS


The delegate selection processes herein were updated 21 February 2012.


   

Tuesday 13 March 2012: 37 of 40 of Mississippi's delegates to the Republican National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders in today's Mississippi Presidential Primary.

  • 12 district delegates are bound to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the 4 congressional districts: each congressional district is assigned 3 National Convention delegates. [Rule 3]
    • If one candidate receives a majority (more than 50%) of the vote in a Congressional District, that candidate is allocated all 3 delegates.
    • Otherwise, each presidential candidate receiving 15% or more of the vote in that District is proportionally allocated delegates based on their percentage of the vote total of all candidates who met the 15% threshold.
  • 25 at-large delegates (10 base at-large delegates plus 15 bonus delegates) are bound to presidential contenders based on the statewide primary vote. [Rule 4]
    • If one candidate receives a majority (more than 50%) of the statewide vote, that candidate is allocated all 25 at-large delegates.
    • Otherwise, each presidential candidate receiving 15% or more of the statewide vote is proportionally allocated delegates based on their percentage of the vote total of all candidates who met the 15% threshold.

Proportional allocation and rounding details: Round fractional proportions of a delegate to the nearest whole number. If rounding results in too few delegates being allocated, the candidate receiving the greatest number of votes receives an additional delegate. If rounding results in too many delegates being allocated, the candidate receiving the least number of votes looses a delegate.

National Convention delegates are bound until released by their candidate. [Rules 8 and 9]

In addition, 3 party leaders, the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of the Mississippi's Republican Party, will attend the convention as unpledged delegates by virtue of their position. [Rule 5]

Reference: Resolution Of The State Executive Committee Of The Mississippi Republican Party (June 21, 2007)

The statewide delegate distribution is Santorum 9, Gingrich 8, Romney 8. There are 12 district delegates. Santorum, Gingrich, and Romney each received 1 delegate in each of the 4 CDs.

Tuesday 13 March 2012 Primary
ContestSantorumGingrichRomneyPaul
 Pop
Vote
Pop
Vote
%Pop
Vote
%Pop
Vote
%Pop
Vote
%
CD177,05528,70737.255%23,42930.406%20,66226.815%3,3874.396%
CD230,2688,74228.882%9,84532.526%10,35634.214%9583.165%
CD368,68322,24332.385%22,05732.114%21,07530.684%2,5743.748%
CD483,41826,86232.202%26,60731.896%24,42629.281%4,6165.534%
At-Large259,42486,55433.364%81,93831.585%76,51929.496%11,5354.446%
 

Saturday 28 April 2012: Precinct Caucuses / County Presidential Conventions. National Convention District delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.

 

Friday 18 May - Saturday 19 May 2012: State Convention. On Saturday 19 May, the At-Large delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.


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  30 December 2009 - Democratic Change Commission's Recommendations for the 2012 Presidential Nominating Process  
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