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Presidential Nominating Process
40th Republican National Convention: Monday 27 August - Thursday 30 August 2012
Republicans
CandidatePopular
Vote
Delegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor Vote
Romney, Willard "Mitt"10,048,134  52.14%1,399  61.20%2,061  90.16%
Santorum, Richard J. "Rick"3,938,527  20.44%251  10.98%9   0.39%
Gingrich, Newton Leroy "Newt"2,737,442  14.20%143   6.26% 
Paul, Ronald E. "Ron"2,099,441  10.89%100   4.37%185   8.09%
Uncommitted118,453   0.61%333  14.57%1   0.04%
Huntsman, Jon M., Jr.83,952   0.44%2   0.09%1   0.04%
No Preference58,399   0.30%  
Perry, James Richard "Rick"54,782   0.28%  
Bachmann, Michele M.41,170   0.21%1   0.04%1   0.04%
Roemer, Charles E. "Buddy", III33,589   0.17% 1   0.04%
(others)17,007   0.09%  
Cain, Herman13,603   0.07%  
Karger, Fred12,744   0.07%  
Johnson, Gary Earl4,303   0.02%  
Uninstructed4,211   0.02%  
Gonzales, Sarah1,544   0.01%  
Sims, Paul Douglas530   0.00%  
Meehan, Michael J.410   0.00%  
Callahan, Mark Allen378   0.00%  
Perry, Al "Dick'310   0.00%  
Obama, Barack Hussein285   0.00%  
Scatter260   0.00%  
Rubash, Kevin250   0.00%  
Hill, Christopher V. "Chris"247   0.00%  
Benjamin, Donald223   0.00%  
Levinson, Michael Stephen217   0.00%  
Crow, Randolph Wilson "Randy"198   0.00%  
Dean, Kip198   0.00%  
Drummond, Keith195   0.00%  
Zack, Ronald156   0.00%  
Under votes152   0.00%  
Lawman, Jeff119   0.00%  
Lynch, Frank110   0.00%  
Arnett, Wayne Charles96   0.00%  
Perkins, Raymond Scott90   0.00%  
Welch, Matt86   0.00%  
Linn, Benjamin83   0.00%  
Undecided60   0.00% 1   0.04%
Terr, Jim59   0.00%  
Skelley, Charles57   0.00%  
Bollander, Simon54   0.00%  
Story, Rickey Joe "Average Joe"42   0.00%  
Betzler, Bear29   0.00%  
Robinson, Joe25   0.00%  
Greenleaf, Stewart J.24   0.00%  
Swift, Linden18   0.00%  
Brewer, Timothy "Tim"15   0.00%  
Wuensche, Vernon Edgar "Vern"15   0.00%  
Hannon, Jeremy11   0.00%  
Gonzales, Donald James5   0.00%  
Trump, Donald John, Sr.5   0.00%  
Supreme, Vermin4   0.00%  
Cort, Hugh3   0.00%  
Ryan, Paul D.3   0.00% 5   0.22%
Vestermark, James A.3   0.00%  
Giuliani, Rudolph William "Rudy"2   0.00%  
Howard, Sheldon Yeu2   0.00%  
Huckabee, Michael Dale "Mike"2   0.00%  
Lange, Ben2   0.00%  
Moore, Roy Stewart2   0.00%  
Pawlenty, Timothy "Tim"2   0.00%  
Rice, Condoleezza2   0.00%  
Blankenship, Jared1   0.00%  
Buchanan, Patrick Joseph "Pat"1   0.00%  
McCain, John Sidney, III1   0.00%  
Nader, Ralph1   0.00%  
Ray, Robert Dolph1   0.00%  
Walker, Scott1   0.00%  
(available) 57   2.49% 
Abstention  13   0.57%
Not Announced  8   0.35%
Total19,272,346 100.00%2,286 100.00%2,286 100.00%

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Republican Convention Preview Commentary:
MITT ROMNEY's WEEK
The Republican Convention gives the GOP presidential candidate
an open opportunity to tell the Nation (and the World)
just who he really is

by Richard E. Berg-Andersson TheGreenPapers.com Staff, Monday 27 August 2012



Commentary - Republican Convention Day 1:
Day 1 (uh-- sorta) of the 2012 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION
by Richard E. Berg-Andersson TheGreenPapers.com Staff, Tuesday 28 August 2012



Commentary:
Day 2 of the 2012 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION
by Richard E. Berg-Andersson TheGreenPapers.com Staff



Roll Call Vote - 28 August 2012
JurisdictionVotesRomneyPaulSantorumBachmannHuntsmanRoemerPaul RyanUndecidedUncommittedAbstentionsNot Announced
Alabama5050
Alaska27189
American Samoa99
Arizona29263
Arkansas3636
California172172
Colorado136288
Connecticut2828
Delaware1717
District of Columbia1919
Florida5050
Georgia2767231
Guam99
Hawaii20173
Idaho3232
Illinois6969
Indiana4646
Iowa28622
Kansas40391
Kentucky4545
Louisiana4632122
Maine241410
Maryland3737
Massachusetts4141
Michigan3302442
Minnesota406331
Mississippi4040
Missouri524543
Montana2626
Nebraska435332
Nevada52851751
New Hampshire1293
New Jersey5050
New Jersey puts Romney over the top [1,144 needed] with 1,150 votes.
New Mexico2323
New York9595
North Carolina55487
North Dakota28235
Northern Marianas99
Ohio6666
Oklahoma6433463
Oregon282341
Pennsylvania772675
Puerto Rico2323
Rhode Island19154
South Carolina25241
South Dakota2828
Tennessee5858
Texas1551302011111
Utah4040
Vermont17134
Virginia49463
Virgin Islands981
Washington43385
West Virginia3131
Wisconsin42411
Wyoming29281
Totals 2,286 2,061185 9 1 1 1 5 1 1 13 8
JurisdictionVotesRomneyPaulSantorumBachmannHuntsmanRoemerPaul RyanUndecidedUncommittedAbstentionsNot Announced


Notes

1. Colorado: 8 abstentions (announced, as such, by the delegation).

2. Georgia: 1 "undecided" (yes, that is how that 1 vote was actually announced... by the way: the mic was cut off after the vote for Romney had been announced and just as Georgia was about to announce the vote for others; but the Convention Secretary asked GA to repeat the State's vote).

3. Michigan: 2 not announced by delegation [meaning that the total of the votes announced by the delegation do not add up to the total number of delegate votes allotted to the State as announced by the Chair].

4. Nebraska: 2 not announced by delegation [see MI above for explanation of what this means].

5. Nevada: 5 abstentions (announced, as such, by delegation), 1 not announced by delegation (in the same manner as re: MI and NE).

6. Oklahoma: 3 not announced by delegation.

7. Pennsylvania: 5 for "Paul Ryan" (our assumption is that these 5 were actually supposed to be for Ron Paul and the delegation chair misspoke-- but "Paul Ryan" is what he actually said!).

NOTE: The vote above is based on the vote as announced by each individual State (or equivalent jurisdiction) delegation; none of the votes not for Romney were announced from the Chair (only those votes for Romney were) as the the Roll Call proceeded... in addition, only the final tally of 2,061 votes for Romney was announced from the Chair (no final tally of votes not for Romney were so announced from the Chair)..

Congressman Ryan was nominated Vice-President by Acclamation after the Roll Call of the States on which Romney had been nominated had been completed.



Commentary:
Day 3 of the 2012 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION
by Richard E. Berg-Andersson TheGreenPapers.com Staff



Commentary:
Day 4 of the 2012 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION
by Richard E. Berg-Andersson TheGreenPapers.com Staff



Commentary:
SO... WHAT DID IT ALL MEAN?
Did Mitt Romney and the Republicans actually
do what they had to do at the GOP's Convention?

by Richard E. Berg-Andersson TheGreenPapers.com Staff




   

Monday 27 August - Thursday 30 August 2012: 40th Republican National Convention, Tampa-St. Petersburg, Florida.

The 40th REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION will have a total of 2,286 delegates, with 1,144 (a majority) necessary in order for a Presidential or Vice-Presidential candidate to be nominated.

The rules for the 2012 Republican National Convention call for the following formula for determining the number of delegates:

  • For Jurisdictions with Constitutionally Elected Members of Congress:
    • 10 At-Large delegates from each state, that is, 5 at-large delegates for each U.S. Senator [Rule 13(a)(1)].
    • 3 District delegates for each U.S. Representative as established by the 2012 census [Rule 13(a)(3)].
  • For Jurisdictions without Constitutionally Elected Members of Congress [Rule 13(a)(4)]:
    • 6 at-large delegates from American Samoa.
    • 16 at-large delegates from the District of Columbia.
    • 6 at-large delegates from Guam.
    • 6 at-large delegates from the Northern Mariana Islands.
    • 20 at-large delegates from Puerto Rico.
    • 6 at-large delegates from Virgin Islands.
  • For all Jurisdictions - 3 party leaders: the national committeeman, the national committee woman, and the chairman of the state Republican Party. [Rule 13(a)(2)]
  • Bonus Delegates
    • President: States casting a majority of their 2008 Electoral Votes for the Republican Candidate receive 4.5 + 0.60 × the Jurisdiction's Total 2008 Electoral Vote in bonus delegates. Should the District of Columbia cast the majority of their electoral votes for the Republican Candidate, the District will receive 4.5 + (0.30 16) in bonus delegates. Round any fractions UP to the next whole number. [Rules 13(a)(5) and 13(a)(7)]
    • U.S. Senate: Award 1 bonus delegate for each Republican Senator elected in the 6 year period between January 1, 2006 and December 31, 2011. Limit 2. [Rule 13(a)(6)]
    • Governor States electing a Republican Governor between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2011 receive 1 bonus delegate. Limit: 1. [Rule 13(a)(5)(i)]
    • U.S. House: States electing Republicans to 50% or more of their U.S. House seats between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2011 receive 1 bonus delegate. Limit 1. [Rule 13(a)(5)(ii)]
    • One Chamber: States electing a Republican majority to one chamber of the state legislature (OR the legislature is presided over by a Republican) between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2011 receive 1 bonus delegate. Limit 1. [Rule 13(a)(5)(iii)]
    • All Chambers: States electing a Republican majority to all chambers of the state legislature (OR all chambers are presided over by a Republican) between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2011 receive 1 bonus delegate. Limit 1. [Rule 13(a)(5)(iv)]

"The Rules of the Republican Party" adopted by the RNC 1 September 2008:
http://www.gop.com/images/legal/2008_RULES_Adopted.pdf.


 


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