Dec 6, 2013
Super Tuesday Results
Posted on Mar 6, 2012
Below are the primary and caucus results from Super Tuesday, with 416 delegates in 10 states at stake.
All eyes were on Ohio, a state that will undoubtedly play a major role in the general election. Mitt Romney won the state, along with the other late night holdouts of Alaska and Idaho.
Projected winners (according to CNN data):
Below are the delegate breakdowns, not including superdelegates unless indicated. Different states use different rules, and they can be quite confusing. The upshot is this: Most states use a proportionate allocation of delegates, so candidates have to worry about not only their total number of victories but their percentages as well. A few states give bonuses to the biggest winner, and only one, Vermont, gives all of its delegates to a single candidate.
Winner take all: Vermont (14)
Proportionate (either directly, or by congressional district): Alaska (24), Georgia (73, plus three additional superdelegates to the majority winner), Massachusetts (38), North Dakota (28)
Weird: Idaho (32): Winner takes all, unless he fails to win a majority of county delegates (don’t ask). Otherwise delegates are allocated proportionately. Ohio (63): 48 delegates are divided by congressional district. An additional 15 go to the winner of a majority, or are divided by the major winners of pluralities. Oklahoma (40): Delegates are divided proportionately, except for 25 who go to the majority winner. Tennessee (55): 27 proportionate delegates plus 28 outright for a two-thirds-majority winner or divided among major winners if there’s no majority. Virginia (46): 33 delegates divided by congressional district, with 13 more going to the majority winner. —PZS
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