District of Columbia Republican primary, 2008

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District of Columbia Republican primary, 2008
Washington, D.C.
2004 ←
February 12, 2008 (2008-02-12)
→ 2012

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Candidate John McCain Mike Huckabee
Party Republican Republican
Home state Arizona Arkansas
Delegate count 16 0
Popular vote 4,198 1,020
Percentage 67.59% 16.42%

The 2008 District of Columbia Republican primary took place on February 12, 2008. Virginia and Maryland both held primaries on the same day, so the day's elections were collectively called "the Potomac primary".[1] John McCain decisively won the primary, securing the votes of all 16 DC delegates to the 2008 Republican National Convention.

Results[edit]

100% of precincts reporting[2][3]
Candidate Votes Percentage Delegates
John McCain 4,198 67.59% 16
Mike Huckabee 1,020 16.42% 0
Ron Paul 494 7.95% 0
Mitt Romney* 398 6.41% 0
Rudy Giuliani* 101 1.63% 0
Total 6,211 100% 16

*Candidate suspended campaign prior to this primary

Mike Huckabee received a plurality of votes in Ward 7. John McCain received a plurality of votes in Ward 5 and Ward 8 and a majority of votes in the other five wards.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sullivan, Andy (2008-02-07). "Reuters - FACTBOX: The February 12 "Potomac Primary" presidential contest". 
  2. ^ "DC Presidential Preference Primary - Certified Election Results". District of Columbia Board of Elections. 2008-02-12. Archived from the original on 2008-04-23. Retrieved 2008-05-24. 
  3. ^ "RESULTS: District of Columbia". CNN. 2008-02-12. Retrieved 2008-02-12. 
  4. ^ DC Presidential Preference Primary, Certified Election Results (pdf). District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics. 2008-03-05.