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2012 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 24 April 2012
Summer Meeting: Sunday 10 June 2012 (tentative)
Republicans
CandidatePopular
Vote
Delegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor Vote
Romney, Willard "Mitt"464,745  57.80% 67  93.06%
Santorum, Richard J. "Rick"147,102  18.29%  
Paul, Ronald E. "Ron"105,529  13.12%  
Gingrich, Newton Leroy "Newt"83,908  10.43%  
Scattering2,819   0.35%  
Ryan, Paul D.  5   6.94%
Uncommitted 72 100.00% 
(available)   
Total804,103 100.00%72 100.00%72 100.00%

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


The delegate selection processes herein was updated on 8 March 2012 per a telephone call to Tyler Ayers at the PA GOP.

24 April 2012 Presidential primary.
Presidential candidate returns from an official source.
Delegate returns from an official source.

24 April 2012 primary results from CBS News.


   

Tuesday 24 April 2012: Pennsylvania Presidential Primary. 59 of the Commonwealth's 72 delegates to the Republican National Convention will be directly elected (their names appear on the ballot) in a LOOPHOLE type primary, in which delegates are elected separately from a presidential preference "beauty contest".

  • Each of the 18 Congressional District is allocated 3 delegates (54 = 18 districts × 3 delegates/district).
  • One bonus delegate is added to each of the 5 congressional districts that has best supported GOP candidates over the last four years. [Rule 8.2]
  • The 59 are apportioned as follows:
    • CD 1: 3
    • CD 2: 3
    • CD 3: 3
    • CD 4: 4
    • CD 5: 3
    • CD 6: 3
    • CD 7: 4
    • CD 8: 4
    • CD 9: 3
    • CD 10: 3
    • CD 11: 3
    • CD 12: 4
    • CD 13: 3
    • CD 14: 3
    • CD 15: 3
    • CD 16: 3
    • CD 17: 3
    • CD 18: 4

Rule 8.4 of the Republican State Committee of Pennsylvania's Rules states that all delegates elected by Congressional District "...shall run at large within the Districts and shall not be officially committed to any particular candidate on the ballot."


 
 Available
Del
DelegatePop
Vote
Preference
CD13VOGLER, CHRISTOPHER M.5,796 
TAXIN, MARION S.5,401 
BOGGIA, TOM4,496 
CD23VOGLER, JR, WALTER F.2,873 
TUCKER, CALVIN R.2,636 
HARRIS, JR, LEWIS2,421 
CD33ENGLISH, PHILIP S.27,810 
METCALFE, DARYL D.21,703 
MUSTELLO, MICHELE M.15,353 
CD44BAIR, BARBARA L.18,897 
GEROW, CHARLIE17,506 
WINGERT, LISA D.15,709 
GILLISPIE, MARILYN S.14,483 
CD53HAAS, JOYCE C.23,080 
MARTIN, TOM21,942 
BROWN, THOMAS G.20,129 
CD63GERLACH, JIM35,629 
COSTELLO, RYAN A.18,777 
SCHRODER, CURT15,205 
CD74BOOKER, PATRICIA A.29,169 
WILLERT, ROBERT J.28,810 
LEWIS, ANDY28,798 
PUPPIO, MICHAEL V. JR28,591 
CD84LOUGHERY, ROBERT G.23,656 
DIGIROLAMO, JOE23,045 
O'NEILL, BERNIE21,784 
POPRIK, PATRICIA K.19,071 
CD93SHUSTER, BILL28,286 
HESS, DICK L.12,679 
THOMAS, BOB L.11,178 
CD103HARRIS, MARK J.22,175 
SIDES, CAROL D.20,600 
SAYLOR, PAT18,771 
CD113PICCOLA, JEFF20,433 
EVANS, KATHY L.16,812 
HASTE, JEFF11,506 
CD124WILSON, ANN17,332 
TURZAI, LIDIA C.17,032 
COOPER, JILL16,283 
GLEASON, JANE E.16,118 
CD133DONNELLY, WILLIAM E.13,663 
ELLIS, THOMAS JAY9,662 
MCMONAGLE, MICHAEL J.9,171 
CD143RODDEY, JAMES C.11,019 
HALUSZCZAK, MELISSA A.6,548 
MELOY, MARY ANN6,518 
CD153BROWNE, PAT M.16,616 
SMITH, JR, ROBERT E.15,359 
ECKHART, GLENN D.12,431 
CD163BRUBAKER, MICHAEL W.31,192 
WOMBLE, ANN S.17,859 
WALKER, ROBERT S.17,300 
CD173DOUGHERTY, MARY BETH10,342 
THOMAS, SCOTT R.7,597 
ANTONELLO, ANTHONY M.7,377 
CD184MEANS, SUE A.23,092 
SILVIS, MARY JO A.14,714 
DOUGHERTY, BRIAN P.14,348 
WELLS, JAY R. III12,639 
Totals: : 59

Sources:

 

Sunday 10 June 2012 (tentative): Summer Meeting. The Pennsylvania Republican State Committee will meet to choose 10 at-large delegates.

  • The at-large delegates, chosen by the state's Republican State Committee, will go to the Republican National Convention officially "Unpledged". [Rule 8.3]

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


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