Utah Republican primary, 2008

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Utah Republican primary, 2008
Utah
2004 ←
February 5, 2008 (2008-02-05)
→ 2012

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Candidate Mitt Romney John McCain
Party Republican Republican
Home state Massachusetts Arizona
Delegate count 36 0
Popular vote 264,956 15,931
Percentage 89.49% 5.38%

The 2008 Utah Republican primary took place on February 5, 2008, with 36 national delegates.[1] Polls showed Mitt Romney leading at up to 85% of the vote.[2]

On August 23, 2008 the Utah Republican party adopted a standing rule effectively binding the delegates to John McCain for the first ballot at the National Convention (as Romney had withdrawn).[3]

Results[edit]

Official Results[4]
Candidate Votes Percentage Delegates
Mitt Romney 264,956 89.49% 36
John McCain 15,931 5.38% 0
Ron Paul 8,846 2.99% 0
Mike Huckabee 4,252 1.44% 0
Rudy Giuliani 988 0.33% 0
Fred Thompson 613 0.21% 0
Alan Keyes 261 0.09% 0
Duncan Hunter 211 0.07% 0
Tom Tancredo 3 0.00% 0
Total 296,061 100% 36

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Utah Republican Delegation 2008". The Green Papers. Retrieved 2008-01-28. 
  2. ^ "Local voters favor Mitt and Obama, poll shows". Deseret Morning News. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  3. ^ "Delegate votes can be cast for McCain". Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved 2008-08-24. 
  4. ^ "Canvass Results". 2008-02-05. Retrieved 2008-05-24.