Wednesday, May 9, 2012

May 8, 2012 Republican Presidential Primary Results

Republican presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney swept three states on May 8, 2012 which edges him closer to the 1,144 delegates needed for the GOP nomination.  Romney won over 60% of the vote in North Carolina, Indiana, and West Virginia.  Ron Paul, the only other Republican candidate still in the race challenging Romney for the nomination won 11%, 15%, and 11% in those states, respectively.

Following are the 2012 election GOP Presidential Primary results for West Virginia, North Carolina, and Indiana along with the latest delegate totals for Mitt Romney and Ron Paul reported by each state's Secretary of State (unofficial):

West Virginia
Mitt Romney          51,470        69.36%
Rick Santorum         9,027       12.17%
Ron Paul                  8,281        11.16%
Newt Gingrich         4,661           6.28%
Buddy Roemer            763          1.03%

Indiana
Newt Gingrich       38294       6.418%
Ron Paul                92607    15.522%
Mitt Romney       385764      64.660%
Rick Santorum       79933     13.398%

North Carolina
Newt Gingrich            73,859     7.64%
Ron Paul                 107,087    11.08%
Mitt Romney           634,718    65.66%
Rick Santorum       100,661    10.41%
No Preference          50,318     5.21%


Delegate Count (Includes Recent Ron Paul Delegate Wins In Caucus States)

Mitt Romney 864
Ron Paul 207