Virginia Republican primary, 2008

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Virginia Republican primary, 2008
Virginia
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February 12, 2008 (2008-02-12)
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Candidate John McCain Mike Huckabee
Party Republican Republican
Home state Arizona Arkansas
Delegate count 60 0
Popular vote 244,829 199,003
Percentage 50.04% 40.67%

The 2008 Virginia Republican primary took place on February 12, 2008. This was an open primary with 63 delegates (60 pledged delegates) at stake in a winner take all format. The District of Columbia and Maryland both held primaries on the same day, referred to as the "Potomac primary[1]".

John McCain won the primary, receiving all of Virginia's delegates to the 2008 Republican National Convention.[2]

Results[edit]

Official Results[3][4]
Candidate Votes Percentage Delegates
John McCain 244,829 50.04% 60
Mike Huckabee 199,003 40.67% 0
Ron Paul 21,999 4.50% 0
Mitt Romney* 18,002 3.68% 0
Fred Thompson* 3,395 0.69% 0
Rudy Giuliani* 2,024 0.41% 0
Total 489,252 100% 60

*Candidate suspended campaign prior to this primary

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sullivan, Andy (2008-02-07). "Reuters - FACTBOX: The February 12 "Potomac Primary" presidential contest". 
  2. ^ Obama, McCain win in Virginia, CNN projects
  3. ^ "Election Results for 2008 February Republican Presidential Primary". Virginia State Board of Elections. 2008-02-12. Retrieved 2008-05-24. 
  4. ^ "RESULTS: Virginia". CNN. 2008-02-12. Retrieved 2008-02-12.