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Kentucky Republican primary, 2008

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Kentucky Republican primary, 2008

Kentucky Republican primary, 2008

May 20, 2008 (2008-05-20)

Candidate John McCain Mike Huckabee
Party Republican Republican
Home state Arizona Arkansas
Delegate count 42 0
Popular vote 142,918 16,388
Percentage 72.26% 8.29%

Candidate Ron Paul Mitt Romney
Party Republican Republican
Home state Texas Massachusetts
Delegate count 0 0
Popular vote 13,427 9,206
Percentage 6.79% 4.65%

The 2008 Kentucky Republican primary took place on May 20, 2008. The only Republican candidates that were still in the race were Senator John McCain and Congressman Ron Paul. McCain was the presumptive Republican nominee, having already won enough delegates to secure his eventual nomination. McCain won the primary.


100% of precincts reporting
Candidate Votes Percentage Delegates
John McCain 142,918 72.26% 42
Mike Huckabee* 16,388 8.29% 0
Ron Paul 13,427 6.79% 0
Mitt Romney* 9,206 4.65% 0
Rudy Giuliani* 3,055 1.54% 0
Alan Keyes* 2,044 1.03% 0
Uncommitted 10,755 5.44% 0
Total 197,793 100% 42

* Candidate dropped out of the race before the primary

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