Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Michigan delegates

  • WASHINGTON -- Despite winning the popular vote in Michigans primary, Mitt Romney will split his home states convention delegates with second-place finisher Rick Santorum. They each won 15 of the states 30 delegates.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Not so fast. When it comes to delegates, it turns out Mitt Romney did not win Michigan.
  • (ABC News)
  • "If you look at this state outside of his home county, we actually ran dead even in the state of Michigan.
  • (ABC News)
  • WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romneys victory in Michigans primary wont get him many more delegates than Rick Santorum, if any. Its even possible Santorum could win most of the states delegates.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • despite Michigan being the state in which Romney was born and raised. Romney, however, ended the night with a much better showing delegate-wise: He won all 29 delegates available in the Arizona primary, which he won handily.
  • (Detroit Free Press)
  • The latest estimates from CNN showed both candidates with 15 Wolverine State delegates, while Romney is ahead in the popular vote with 41% to Santorums 38%. That leaves none of the thirty total Michigan delegates still in play.
  • (CNN)
  • Rick Santorum's campaign is declaring the Michigan primary to be a tie — pointing out that it looks like each candidate will win 15 of the state's 30 delegates.
  • (Washington Post)
  • "He spent a fortune, money he had no intention of spending, and we came out of there with the same number of delegates he does. We are in great shape.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • We won Michigan last night by coming out of Michigan with 15 delegates out of 30 delegates in Mitt Romneys home state, he told reporters in Powell, Tenn., just outside of Knoxville, where he held his first rally of the day.
  • (My Fox Boston)
  • The Republican National Convention will be contested. The main fight, however, won't be among the candidates, but among the delegates.
  • (Article.nationalreview.com)

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