2012 Delegate Count: Scoring the Scorecards
In Minnesota, for example, TheGreenPapers.com gives 20 delegates to Paul and two to Santorum (as formally chosen at the congressional district conventions held in the past month), but leaves three as uncommitted (the state party leaders) and 15 available (because the state convention doesn't select national delegates until May 18).
On the other hand, the AP gives 18 to Paul, 16 to Santorum, three to Romney and one to Gingrich.
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So Santroum still holds a lot of delegates for the AP's Minnesota caucus projection because the Feb. 7 straw poll projects Santorum to grab a lot of national delegates in the state convention. Santorum will likely lose those delegates as he is no longer in the race.
Based on the average of the four different outlets, here's how the candidates stack up (rounded): Romney 812, Paul 74, Santorum 254, Gingrich 138 and Unbound/Uncommitted 251.
-- Written by Joe Deaux in New York.
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