Republican primary - delegate totals

The Republican candidates are competing for delegates at the primary elections and party caucuses.

'Super' delegates

The delegate totals include a number of 'super' delegates who are not tied to the results of the primary or caucuses in their state and have indicated they will vote for a particular candidate at convention when polled by AP.

A delegate is a party member with the power to vote at the Republican national convention, which takes place in August. It is the delegates' votes at the convention that will officially choose the party's presidential candidate.

The more state contests a candidate wins, the more delegates will be pledged to support them at the convention. To win a majority a candidate needs to secure the support of 1,144 delegates.

The table below is updated automatically and there may be a short delay between delegates being assigned and the totals updating.

Candidates Delegate race States won
1,144 target
Mitt Romney
1522 delegates
New Hampshire, Florida, Maine, Nevada, Arizona, Michigan, Alaska, Idaho, Massachusetts, Washington state, Wyoming, Ohio, Vermont, Virginia, Hawaii, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, Illinois, Wisconsin, New York, North Carolina, Nebraska, Kentucky, Texas
Ron Paul
158 delegates
Newt Gingrich Campaign suspended
138 delegates
South Carolina, Georgia
Rick Santorum Campaign suspended
255 delegates
Iowa, Colorado, Minnesota, Missouri, Tennessee, Oklahoma, North Dakota, Kansas, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana
Rick Perry Campaign suspended
0 delegates
Jon Huntsman Campaign suspended
2 delegates
Michele Bachmann Campaign suspended
1 delegates

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