Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Road to the Republican Convention

The GOP Convention will be held
July 18-21, 2016 in the Quicken Arena
in Cleveland, OH

The Republican convention will be held on July 18-21, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.  There will be a total of 2,472 delegates in attendance (560 base at large, 1,305 relating to the congressional districts, 168 for the party, and 439 bonus). Twenty-seven delegates were distributed at the Iowa caucuses (one percent of the total).

Here is the tally after Iowa:

  • Cruz:         51,666 (27.65%)  7 delegates
  • Trump:      45,427 (24.31%)  7 delegates
  • Rubio:       43,165 (23.10%)  6 delegates
  • Carson:     17,395 (9.31%)     3 delegates
  • Paul:          8,481  (4.5%)       1 delegate
  • Bush:         5,238  (2.8%)       1 delegate
  • Fiorina:      3,485  (1.86%)     1 delegate
  • Kasich:      3,474  (1.86%)     1 delegate
  • Christie:     3,284   (1.76%)
  • Santorum:  1,783  (9.95%)

Cruz and Trump both were awarded seven delegates, Rubio six, Carson three, and Paul, Bush, Fiorina, and Kasich one each.

Carson got about a third as many votes (17,395) as Cruz (51,666).

Here is the primary schedule by state for both parties. Note that in some states Republicans and Democrats will hold their caucuses on different dates:

February 9: 
  • New Hampshire primary
February 20: 
  • Nevada caucuses (D) 
  • South Carolina primary (R)
February 23: 
  • Nevada caucuses (R)
February 27: 
  • South Carolina primary (D)
March 1: 
  • Alabama primary 
  • Alaska caucuses (R) 
  • Arkansas primary 
  • Colorado caucuses (D) 
  • Georgia primary 
  • Massachusetts primary,
  • Minnesota caucuses
  • Oklahoma primary
  • Tennessee primary, 
  • Texas primary 
  • Vermont primary 
  • Virginia primary,
  • Wyoming caucuses (R)
March 5: 
  • Kansas caucuses 
  • Kentucky caucuses (R) 
  • Louisiana primary
  • Maine caucuses (R)
  • Nebraska caucuses (D)
March 6: 
  • Maine caucuses (D), 
  • Puerto Rico primary
March 8: 
  • Hawaii caucuses (R) 
  • Idaho primary (R)
  • Michigan primary
  • Mississippi primary
March 15: 
  • Florida primary
  • Illinois primary 
  • Missouri primary
  • North Carolina primary 
  • North Marianas Island caucuses (R)
  • Ohio primary
March 19: 
  • U.S. Virgin Islands caucuses (R)
March 22: 
  • Arizona primary 
  • Idaho caucuses (D)
  • Utah caucuses
March 26: 
  • Alaska caucuses (D) 
  • Hawaii caucuses (D)
  • Washington caucuses (D)
April 5: 
  • Wisconsin primary
April 9: 
  • Wyoming caucuses (D)
April 19: 
  • New York primary
April 26: 
  • Connecticut primary
  • Delaware primary 
  • Maryland primary
  • Pennsylvania primary
  • Rhode Island primary
May 3: 
  • Indiana primary
May 10: 
  • Nebraska primary (R) 
  • West Virginia primary
May 17: 
  • Kentucky primary (D) 
  • Oregon primary
May 24: 
  • Washington primary (R)
June 4: 
  • U.S. Virgin Islands caucuses (D)
June 7: 
  • California primary
  • Montana primary
  • New Jersey primary 
  • New Mexico primary 
  • North Dakota caucuses (D) 
  • South Dakota primary

June 14: 
  • District of Columbia primary
July 18-21:  Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.
Cleveland, OH

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