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2004 California
California Republican primary, 2008
February 5, 2008
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Nominee John McCain Mitt Romney Mike Huckabee
Party Republican Republican Republican
Home state Arizona Massachusetts Arkansas
Popular vote 1,238,988 1,013,471 340,669
Percentage 42.25% 34.56% 11.62%
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Election results by county

The California Republican primary, 2008 was held on February 5, 2008, with a total of 173 national delegates at stake.

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Process

The delegates represented California at the Republican National Convention. There were three delegates to every congressional district and fourteen bonus delegates. The winner in each of the 53 congressional districts was awarded all of that district's delegates. The statewide winner was awarded 11 of the 14 bonus delegates, with the 3 remaining delegates assigned to party leaders.[1][2] Voting in the primary was restricted to registered Republican voters.[3]

Polls

Early polls showed Rudy Giuliani in the lead. Polls taken closer to the primary either showed Mitt Romney or John McCain as the favored candidate.[4]

Results

Key: Withdrew prior to contest
California Republican presidential primary, 2008[5][6]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
John McCain 1,238,988 42.25% 155
Mitt Romney 1,013,471 34.56% 15
Mike Huckabee 340,669 11.62% 0
Rudy Giuliani 128,681 4.39% 0
Ron Paul 125,365 4.27% 0
Fred Thompson 50,275 1.71% 0
Duncan Hunter 14,021 0.48% 0
Alan Keyes 11,742 0.40% 0
John Cox 3,219 0.11% 0
Tom Tancredo 3,884 0.13% 0
Sam Brownback 2,486 0.08% 0
Karen Irish (write-in) 6 0.00% 0
Michael Shaw (write-in) 2 0.00% 0
Edward Marshall (write-in) 1 0.00% 0
Joel Neuberg (write-in) 1 0.00% 0
Robert Brickell (write-in) 0 0.00% 0
Brian Calef (write-in) 0 0.00% 0
David Frey (write-in) 0 0.00% 0
Walter Rothnie (write-in) 0 0.00% 0
John Sutherland (write-in) 0 0.00% 0
Uncommitted delegates 3
Totals 2,932,811 100.00% 173
Voter turnout 56.08%

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References

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