The Green Papers
Republican Detailed Delegate Allocation - 2016


Reference:

"The Rules of the Republican Party" adopted by the RNC September 2012:
https://s3.amazonaws.com/prod-static-ngop-pbl/docs/Rules_of_the_Republican+Party_FINAL_S14090314.pdf amended 8 August 2014.

The interpretations on this page were last updated on 5 February 2013.


Timing

Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Nevada may hold their delegate selection primaries, caucuses, and conventions no earlier than one month before the next earliest state. The remaining jurisdictions may begin their processes on 1 March 2016 and must finish by the 2nd Saturday in June [11 June 2016 -Ed] [Rule 16(c)(1)]. Note that Rule 20(a) says "All delegates shall be elected or selected not later than 45 days [Friday 3 June 2016 -Ed] before the ... national convention.".

  • The computations used to create this document are described in the "The Rules of the Republican Party" adopted during the 2012 Republican National Convention.
  • Republicans base delegates are determined by the number of U.S. Senators and U.S. House Members elected by each state.
  • Bonus delegates are awarded based on the number of party members elected as Presidential Electors (2012), Governors (2012-2015), House members (2012-2015), Senators (2010-2015), and state legislatures (2012-2015).

Delegate Allocation

  • For jurisdictions with Constitutionally Elected Members of Congress:
    • 10 At-Large delegates from each state (effectively, 5 at-large delegates for each U.S. Senator) [Rule 14(a)(1)].
    • 3 District delegates for each U.S. Representative as established by the 2010 census [Rule 14(a)(3)].
  • For jurisdictions without Constitutionally Elected Members of Congress [Rule 14(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 (the 50 states plus American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands) - 3 party leaders: the national committeeman, the national committee woman, and the chairman of the jurisdiction's Republican Party. [Rule 14(a)(2)]
  • Bonus Delegates
    • President: States casting a majority of their 2012 Electoral Votes for the Republican Candidate receive 4.5 + 0.60 × the jurisdiction's total 2012 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 fractional remainder UP to the next whole number. [Rules 14(a)(5) and 14(a)(8)]
    • U.S. Senate: Award 1 bonus delegate for each Republican Senator elected in the 6 year period between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2015. Limit 2. [Rule 14(a)(7)]
    • Governor: States electing a Republican Governor between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2015 receive 1 bonus delegate. Limit: 1. [Rule 14(a)(6)(i)]
    • U.S. House: States electing Republicans to 50% or more of their U.S. House delegation between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2015 receive 1 bonus delegate. Limit 1. [Rule 14(a)(6)(ii)]
    • One Chamber: States electing a Republican majority to one chamber of the state legislature (and the chamber is presided over by a Republican) between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2015 receive 1 bonus delegate. Limit 1. [Rule 14(a)(6)(iii)]
    • All Chambers: States electing a Republican majority to all chambers of the state legislature (and all chambers are presided over by a Republican) between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2015 receive 1 bonus delegate. Limit 1. [Rule 14(a)(6)(iv)]

Assumptions

In 2010, Alaska's Class 3 Senator Lisa Murkowski (Republican) lost her bid for re-nomination in the Republican primary but was re-elected as a write-in in the General Election. We assume the state will receive a bonus delegate for her re-election.

The Nebraska state Legislature is unicameral and elected nonpartisan. In January 2013, unofficially 30 of 49 Senators were Republicans and Speaker Greg L. Adams is a registered Republican. We assume the state will receive 2 bonus delegates: 1 for One Chamber and 1 for All Chambers.


Delegate Allocation to Presidential Contenders
and Sanctions

These rules appear to state that delegates must be elected by winner-take-all or proportional primaries, caucuses, and conventions. Direct delegate election by primary is also permitted.

In 2012, TheGreenPapers often included a statement such as "The participants at each caucus alone determine if presidential preference is to be a factor in such choice and, if so, how it is to be applied" to describe a nominating processes which elected delegates without formal binding to a presidential candidate. At best, we could only speculate about the preferences of the delegates and nearly every source tracking delegate counts had different figures. This type of delegate selection now appears to be prohibited. A state violating the rule will receive a 50% reduction in delegates and the RNC will allocate the delegates for them.

In addition, the delegates are bound to their pledge all they way through to the convention. In 2012, there were many claims that Paul delegates ran for and won delegate slots that where bound to Romney in a primary. The concern was that these delegates would vote for Paul at the National Convention. The 2016 rules indicate that a delegate can be removed for merely demonstrating support for a candidate other than one to which he or she is bound.

"Prior to 1 April 2016, any presidential primary, caucus, convention, or other process to select, allocate, or bind delegates to the national convention may ... allocat[e] delegates on a proportional basis." [Rule 16(c)(2)]
"Any statewide presidential preference vote that permits a choice among candidates for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in a primary, caucuses, or a state convention must be used to allocate and bind the state’s delegation to the national convention in either a proportional or winner-take-all manner, except for delegates ... who appear on a ballot in a statewide election and are elected directly by primary voters." [Rule 16(a)(1)]
  • If any ... state Republican Party violates Rule No. 16(c)(2"), the number of delegates and ... to the national convention from that state shall each be reduced by fifty percent (50%). Any sum presenting a fraction shall be decreased to the next whole number. No delegation shall be reduced to less than two (2) delegates ...." [Rule 17(a)]
  • "If any ... state Republican Party violates Rule No. 16(c)(2) ..., the Republican National Convention shall provide for the allocation of the selected at large delegates (excluding members of the Republican National Committee) among the candidates who received more than 10% of the votes cast in such primary, convention or caucus in accordance with and in proportion to the votes cast for each such candidate as a part of the total of the votes cast ...." [Rule 17(b)]
  • "The Secretary of the Convention shall faithfully announce and record each delegate’s vote in accordance with the delegate’s obligation under these rules, state law or state party rule. If any delegate bound by these rules, state party rule or state law to vote for a presidential candidate at the national convention demonstrates support under Rule 40 for any person other than the candidate to whom he or she is bound, such support shall not be recognized. Except as provided for by state law or state party rule, no presidential candidate shall have the power to remove a delegate." [Rule 16(a)(2)]

A table listing the 2016 allocation method used by each state is TBD.


Timing Sanctions

In 2012, there were 2 start dates: 1 for the carve-out states and another the remaining jurisdictions. If a state bound delegates earlier, there was a 50% sanction: Arizona, Florida, Michigan, New Hampshire, and South Carolina each received a 50% penalty for violating the timing rule. Even though Iowa began their process earlier than allowed, Iowa was not sanctioned because they did not bind their delegates.

In 2016, the carve-out states have a floating date: "1 month before the next earliest state". The timing penalty for the non-pre-window states is no longer 50% of their delegation but a reduction to 12 delegates if they begin before the last Tuesday in February-- 23 February 2016.

No primary, caucus, or convention to elect, select, allocate, or bind delegates to the national convention shall occur prior to Tuesday 1 March 2016 .... Except Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Nevada may begin their processes no earlier than 1 month before the next earliest state ... [Rule 16(c)(1)]
No delegates ... shall be elected, selected, allocated, or bound ... to any Republican Party ... which materially changes the manner of electing, selecting, allocating, or binding delegates ... or the date ... [the] Party holds a presidential primary, caucus, [or] convention ... if such changes were ... made ... after October 1 of the year before ... the national convention .... [Rule 16(d)(12)]
  • If any state ... Republican Party violates Rule No. 16(c)(1) of The Rules of the Republican Party with regard to a primary, caucus, convention or other process to elect, select, allocate, or bind delegates ... to the national convention by conducting its process prior to the last Tuesday in February, the number of delegates to the national convention shall be reduced to 9 plus the members of the Republican National Committee from that state ....[Rule 17(a)]

Debate Sanctions

There shall be a Standing Committee on Presidential Primary Debates .... The ... Committee ... shall have the authority to sanction debates ... based on ... considerations of timing, frequency, format, media outlet, and the best interests of the Republican Party ... Any presidential candidate who participates in any debate that is not a Sanctioned Debate shall not be eligible to participate in any further Sanctioned Debates... [Rule 10(h)]


Other Requirements

States should accommodate military voters.

Any process ... for selecting delegates ... for binding the presidential preference ... shall use every means practicable to guarantee the right of active duty military personnel and individuals unable to attend meetings due to injuries suffered in military service the opportunity to exercise their right to vote in that process.... [Rule 16(d)(7)]

If a state violates the rules, the RNC members forfeit their positions as automatic delegates.

  • If a ... state Republican Party is determined to be in violation ... No member of the Republican National Committee from the offending state shall be permitted to serve as a delegate ... to the national convention. [Rule 17(f)(1)

As in 2012, a state cannot appeal their sanctions.

  • A state ... Republican Party shall have no appeal from ... a penalty imposed upon it under this rule. [Rule 17(g)].

The party has clarified the nomination requirements for candidates at the convention.

Each candidate for nomination for President of the United States and Vice President of the United States shall demonstrate the support of a majority of ... delegates from ... 8 or more states ... [T]he affirmative written support ... shall have been submitted to the secretary of the convention ... prior to the placing of the names of candidates for nomination .... [Rule 40(b)]
 

Republican Detailed Delegate Allocation - 2016
Sorted by District Delegates

Rank (sort)
State
Electoral Party
Leaders
Bonus Delegates (sort)
Pre-Penalty
SubTotal
Penalty (sort)
Total
Delegates
At-Large
Delegates
(sort)
District
Delegates
President Governor U.S.
Senate
U.S.
House
One
Chamber
All
Chambers
(sort)
Total
Bonus
1California101593       172 172
2Texas101083281211134155 155
3New York10813    1 195 95
4Florida10813 11111599 99
5Illinois10543 11   269 69
6Pennsylvania10543  1111471 71
7Ohio10483 11111566 66
8Michigan10423 1 111459 59
9Georgia1042315121112176 76
10North Carolina1039314121112072 72
11New Jersey10363 1 1  251 51
12Virginia10333   111349 49
13Washington10303    1 144 44
14Tennessee1027312121111858 58
15Massachusetts10273 11   242 42
16Arizona1027312121111858 58
17Indiana1027312111111757 57
18Maryland10243 1    138 38
19Missouri1024311 11111552 52
20Minnesota10243    1 138 38
21Wisconsin10243 11111542 42
22Colorado10213  111 337 37
23Alabama1021310121111650 50
24South Carolina1021310121111650 50
25Kentucky10183101211 1546 46
26Louisiana1018310 21111546 46
27Oklahoma101539121111543 43
28Oregon10153       28 28
29Connecticut10153       28 28
30Nevada10123 11111530 30
31Utah101239121111540 40
32Iowa10123 1211 530 30
33Mississippi101239121111540 40
34Arkansas101239121111540 40
35Kansas101239121111540 40
36Nebraska10938121111436 36
37West Virginia10938 11111234 34
38New Mexico1093 1  1 224 24
39Rhode Island1063       19 19
40Idaho10637121111332 32
41Maine1063 1111 423 23
42New Hampshire1063  1111423 23
43Hawaii1063       19 19
44Vermont1033       16 16
45Delaware1033       16 16
46South Dakota10337121111329 29
47Wyoming10337121111329 29
48Montana10337 11111127 27
49Alaska10337 21111228 28
50North Dakota10337111111228 28
51Puerto Rico20 3       23 23
52Virgin Islands6 3       9 9
53District of Columbia16 3       19 19
54American Samoa6 3       9 9
55Northern Marianas6 3       9 9
56Guam6 3       9 9
Totals5601,30516824731553639314392,472 2,472
Rank State At-Large
Delegates
District
Delegates
Party
Leaders
President Governor U.S.
Senate
U.S.
House
One
Chamber
All
Chambers
Total
Bonus
Pre-Penalty
SubTotal
Penalty Total
Delegates
 

Bonus Delegate Detail

Bonus delegates are awarded to states who elect Republican Senators, Republican President Electors, Republican Governors, Republican U.S. House Members, and Republican controlled state Legislatures.

 
  1. Alabama, 16 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (10): 4.5 + (0.6 × 9 [2012 electoral votes]) = 9.9
    • Governor (1): Robert J. Bentley (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): Richard C. Shelby (re-elected 2010); Jefferson Beauregard "Jeff" Sessions, III (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 6 of 7
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 64 of 105
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 64 of 105; Senate 23 of 35
         
  2. Alaska, 12 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (7): 4.5 + (0.6 × 3 [2012 electoral votes]) = 6.3
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): Lisa Murkowski (re-elected as a write-in); Dan Sullivan (elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 1 of 1
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 25 of 40
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 25 of 40; Senate 13 of 20
         
  3. American Samoa, 0 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (0)
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  4. Arizona, 18 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (12): 4.5 + (0.6 × 11 [2012 electoral votes]) = 11.1
    • Governor (1): Doug Ducey (elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): John McCain (re-elected 2010); Jeff Flake (elected 2012)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2015: House 5 of 9
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 36 of 60
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 36 of 60; Senate 17 of 30
         
  5. Arkansas, 15 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (9): 4.5 + (0.6 × 6 [2012 electoral votes]) = 8.1
    • Governor (1): Asa Hutchinson (elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): John Nichols Boozman (elected 2010); Thomas B. "Tom" Cotton (elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 4 of 4
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 51 of 100
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 51 of 100; Senate 21 of 35
         
  6. California, 0 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (0)
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  7. Colorado, 3 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (1): Cory Scott Gardner (elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 4 of 7
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2015: House 18 of 35
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  8. Connecticut, 0 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (0)
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  9. Delaware, 0 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (0)
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  10. District of Columbia, 0 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (0)
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  11. Florida, 5 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (1): Richard L. "Rick" Scott (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (1): Marco Rubio (elected 2010)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 17 of 27
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 74 of 120
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 74 of 120; Senate 26 of 40
         
  12. Georgia, 21 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (15): 4.5 + (0.6 × 16 [2012 electoral votes]) = 14.1
    • Governor (1): John Nathan "Nathan" Deal (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): John Hardy "Johnny" Isakson (re-elected 2010); David Alfred Perdue (elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 9 of 14
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 119 of 180
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 119 of 180; Senate 38 of 56
         
  13. Guam, 0 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (0)
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  14. Hawaii, 0 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (0)
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  15. Idaho, 13 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (7): 4.5 + (0.6 × 4 [2012 electoral votes]) = 6.9
    • Governor (1): C.L. "Butch" Otter (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): Michael D. "Mike" Crapo (re-elected 2010); James E. "Jim" Risch (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 2 of 2
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 57 of 70
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 57 of 70; Senate 28 of 35
         
  16. Illinois, 2 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (1): Bruce Rauner (elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (1): Mark Steven Kirk (elected 2010)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (0)
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  17. Indiana, 17 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (12): 4.5 + (0.6 × 11 [2012 electoral votes]) = 11.1
    • Governor (1): Mike Pence (elected 2012)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (1): Daniel Ray "Dan" Coats (elected 2010)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 7 of 9
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 69 of 100
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 69 of 100; Senate 37 of 50
         
  18. Iowa, 5 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (1): Terry E. Branstad (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): Charles E. "Chuck" Grassley (re-elected 2010); Joni K. Ernst (elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 2 of 4
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 53 of 100
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  19. Kansas, 15 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (9): 4.5 + (0.6 × 6 [2012 electoral votes]) = 8.1
    • Governor (1): Samuel D. "Sam" Brownback (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): Jerry Moran (elected 2010); Pat Roberts (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 4 of 4
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 90 of 125
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 90 of 125; Senate 31 of 40
         
  20. Kentucky, 15 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (10): 4.5 + (0.6 × 8 [2012 electoral votes]) = 9.3
    • Governor (1): Matthew Griswold "Matt" Bevin (elected 2015)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): Rand Paul (elected 2010); Mitch McConnell (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 5 of 6
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: Senate 22 of 38
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  21. Louisiana, 15 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (10): 4.5 + (0.6 × 8 [2012 electoral votes]) = 9.3
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): David Vitter (re-elected 2010); William "Bill" Cassidy (elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 5 of 6
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 58 of 105
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 58 of 105; Senate 24 of 39
         
  22. Maine, 4 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (1): Paul R. LePage (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (1): Susan M. Collins (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2015: House 1 of 2
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2015: Senate 20 of 35
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  23. Maryland, 1 bonus delegate
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (1): Larry Hogan, Jr. (elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (0)
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  24. Massachusetts, 2 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (1): Charles D. "Charlie" Baker, Jr. (elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (1): Scott P. Brown (elected 2010)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (0)
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  25. Michigan, 4 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (1): Rick Snyder (re-elected)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 9 of 14
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 59 of 110
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 59 of 110; Senate 26 of 38
         
  26. Minnesota, 1 bonus delegate
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2015: House 72 of 134
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  27. Mississippi, 15 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (9): 4.5 + (0.6 × 6 [2012 electoral votes]) = 8.1
    • Governor (1): Phil Bryant (re-elected 2015)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): Roger F. Wicker (re-elected 2012); Thad Cochran (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 3 of 4
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 63 of 122
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 63 of 122; Senate 30 of 52
         
  28. Missouri, 15 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (11): 4.5 + (0.6 × 10 [2012 electoral votes]) = 10.5
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (1): Roy Blunt (elected 2010)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 6 of 8
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 110 of 163
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 110 of 163; Senate 24 of 34
         
  29. Montana, 11 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (7): 4.5 + (0.6 × 3 [2012 electoral votes]) = 6.3
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (1): Steven "Steve" Daines (elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 1 of 1
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 63 of 100
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 63 of 100; Senate 27 of 50
         
  30. Nebraska, 14 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (8): 4.5 + (0.6 × 5 [2012 electoral votes]) = 7.5
    • Governor (1): J. Peter "Pete" Ricketts (elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): Debra S. "Deb" Fischer (elected 2012); Benjamin E. "Ben" Sasse (elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 3 of 3
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): The legislature is unicameral and elected nonpartisan. January 2013: Unofficially 30 of 49 Senators are Republicans. Speaker Greg L. Adams is a registered Republican.
      • All Chambers (1): The legislature is unicameral and elected nonpartisan. January 2013: Unofficially 30 of 49 Senators are Republicans. Speaker Greg L. Adams is a registered Republican.
         
  31. Nevada, 5 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (1): Brian E. Sandoval (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (1): Dean Heller (re-elected 2012)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 2 of 4
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2015: House 27 of 42
      • All Chambers (1): January 2015: House 27 of 42; January 2015: Senate 11 of 21
         
  32. New Hampshire, 4 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (1): Kelly A. Ayotte (elected 2010)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2015: House 1 of 2
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: Senate 13 of 24
      • All Chambers (1): January 2015: House 239 of 400; Senate 12 of 24
         
  33. New Jersey, 2 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (1): Governor Christopher J. "Chris" Christie (re-elected 2013)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 6 of 12
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (0)
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  34. New Mexico, 2 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (1): Susana Martinez (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2015: Senate 37 of 70
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  35. New York, 1 bonus delegate
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: Senate 32 of 63
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  36. North Carolina, 20 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (14): 4.5 + (0.6 × 15 [2012 electoral votes]) = 13.5
    • Governor (1): Patrick "Pat" McCrory (elected 2012)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): Richard M. Burr (re-elected 2010); Thomas Roland "Thom" Tillis (elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 9 of 13
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 77 of 120
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 77 of 120; Senate 32 of 50
         
  37. North Dakota, 12 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (7): 4.5 + (0.6 × 3 [2012 electoral votes]) = 6.3
    • Governor (1): Jack Dalrymple (re-elected 2012)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (1): John Hoeven (elected 2010)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 1 of 1
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 71 of 94
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 71 of 94; Senate 33 of 47
         
  38. Northern Marianas, 0 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (0)
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  39. Ohio, 5 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (1): John Richard Kasich (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (1): Robert Jones "Rob" Portman (elected 2010)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 12 of 16
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 60 of 99
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 60 of 99; Senate 23 of 33
         
  40. Oklahoma, 15 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (9): 4.5 + (0.6 × 7 [2012 electoral votes]) = 8.7
    • Governor (1): Mary C. Fallin (elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): Tom Coburn (re-elected 2010); James M. "Jim" Inhofe (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 5 of 5
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 72 of 101
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 72 of 101; Senate 36 of 48
         
  41. Oregon, 0 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (0)
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  42. Pennsylvania, 4 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (1): Patrick Joseph "Pat" Toomey (elected 2010)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 13 of 18
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 110 of 203
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 110 of 203; Senate 27 of 50
         
  43. Puerto Rico, 0 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (0)
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  44. Rhode Island, 0 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (0)
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  45. South Carolina, 16 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (10): 4.5 + (0.6 × 9 [2012 electoral votes]) = 9.9
    • Governor (1): Nikki Randhawa Haley (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): James W. "Jim" DeMint (re-elected 2010); Lindsey Olin Graham (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 6 of 7
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 73 of 124
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 73 of 124; Senate 28 of 46;
         
  46. South Dakota, 13 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (7): 4.5 + (0.6 × 3 [2012 electoral votes]) = 6.3
    • Governor (1): Dennis M. Daugaard (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): John Thune (re-elected 2010); Marion Michael "Mike" Rounds (elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 1 of 1
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 53 of 70
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 53 of 70; Senate 28 of 35
         
  47. Tennessee, 18 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (12): 4.5 + (0.6 × 11 [2012 electoral votes]) = 11.1
    • Governor (1): William "Bill" Haslam (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): Robert P. "Bob" Corker, Jr. (re-elected 2012); Lamar Alexander (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 7 of 9
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 70 of 99
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 70 of 99; Senate 26 of 33
         
  48. Texas, 34 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (28): 4.5 + (0.6 × 38 [2012 electoral votes]) = 27.3
    • Governor (1): Greg Abbott (elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz (elected 2012); John Cornyn (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 24 of 36
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 95 of 150
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 95 of 150; Senate 19 of 31
         
  49. Utah, 15 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (9): 4.5 + (0.6 × 6 [2012 electoral votes]) = 8.1
    • Governor (1): Gary R. Herbert (re-elected 2012)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): Mike Lee (elected 2010); Orrin G. Hatch (re-elected 2012)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 3 of 4
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 61 of 75
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 61 of 75; Senate 24 of 29
         
  50. Vermont, 0 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (0)
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  51. Virgin Islands, 0 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (0)
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  52. Virginia, 3 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 8 of 11
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 67 of 100
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 67 of 100; Senate 20 of 40 (and Lt Governor is a Republican)
         
  53. Washington, 1 bonus delegate
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (0)
    • U.S. House Delegation (0)
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2015: Senate 25 of 49
      • All Chambers (0)
         
  54. West Virginia, 12 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (8): 4.5 + (0.6 × 5 [2012 electoral votes]) = 7.5
    • Governor (0)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (1): Shelley Moore Capito (elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 2 of 3
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2015: House 64 of 100
      • All Chambers (1): January 2015: House 64 of 100; Senate 18 of 34
         
  55. Wisconsin, 5 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (0)
    • Governor (1): Scott Walker (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (1): Ronald Harold "Ron" Johnson (elected 2010)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 5 of 8
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 60 of 99
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 60 of 99; Senate 18 of 33
         
  56. Wyoming, 13 bonus delegates
    • 2012 Presidential Election (7): 4.5 + (0.6 × 3 [2012 electoral votes]) = 6.3
    • Governor (1): Matt Mead (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. Senate Delegation (2): John A. Barrasso (re-elected 2012); Michael B. "Mike" Enzi (re-elected 2014)
    • U.S. House Delegation (1): January 2013: House 1 of 1
    • Republican Control of State Legislature
      • One Chamber (1): January 2013: House 52 of 60
      • All Chambers (1): January 2013: House 52 of 60; Senate 26 of 30
         

 


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