The Republican caucuses took place between Saturday, February 11 and Wednesday, February 29, 2012. The county conventions were held March 6-10, 2012. The results of the conventions were reported on Saturday, March 10, 2012, the same day on which the Guam, Kansas, and Virgin Islands caucuses were held. After narrowly beating Santorum during the precinct caucuses in February, Romney went on to win the county conventions decisively.
The caucuses took place over a number of days to accommodate the state's geographic size and sparse population, particularly ranchers in the midst of calving season. The entire process of nominating Wyoming's delegates lasts from February until April.
The precinct caucuses that took place from February 11 to February 29 are the only stage of the delegate selection process in which every registered Wyoming Republican is eligible to participate. The result of the straw polls taken at these caucuses are: