Delegate Numbers to dateSubmitted by oaebcr on Thu, 03/22/2012 - 19:07
There are a total of 2,286 delegates at the national convention. To clinch Romney needs 624 more. That means the other three candidates need to amass 1143. Right now Paul, Santorum and Gingrich have a total of 446 delegates. That means the three have to garner 697 more delegates at least.
The math above is based on the numbers I got from CNN below:
– 1,144 delegates needed to clinch the GOP nomination
– 2,286 total delegates
– 996 delegates so far
– 1,290 delegates remaining
This means Paul supporters HAVE to outperform Romney in all those caucus states that have been completed and Paul was strong - especially concentrate on the ones where he may have been cheated - like Maine North Dakota, Alaska, Nevada. The Paul army has to go to the conventions, even the primaries and sneek in as a delegate for other on 1st ballot, 2nd, etc,, but can be freed up to vote for Paul.
It is not good enough to take Santorum delegates - we have to take away from Romney.
Also, Paul and Santorum have to mess the Romney machine up in CA and TX.
Please check my math and comment. Soory for typing erors but my keyboard has gone weird on me.
The 2,286 delegates might not include so called super delegates - maybe one of you would know.