Super Tuesday: Republican Results by State and Region

This is the complete breakdown -- by geography -- of the Republican primaries held Super Tuesday, showing vote percentages for the major candidates in rural, exurban and urban counties.

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The states are arranged by region — South, Northeast, Midwest and West. For each state, we show the percent of vote in rural, exurban and urban counties for each candidate. And we show the total percent of vote for each of these geographic designations. Finally, we tally the states by region, to show how each candidate did in a broad, geographic area.

SOUTH
McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
Total 32.9% 24.6% 36.8% 5.7%
Rural 34.6% 18.6% 41.4% 5.4% 25.4%
Exurban 30.8% 20.9% 42.8% 5.4% 22.4%
Urban 33.0% 29.1% 32.0% 5.9% 52.2%
Alabama            
  Total 37.3% 18.0% 40.7% 3.9%  
  Rural 39.1% 14.5% 43.0% 3.4% 29.2%
  Exurban 34.2% 16.8% 45.3% 3.7% 31.4%
  Urban 38.4% 21.6% 35.4% 4.5% 39.4%
             
Arkansas   McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
  Total 20.4% 13.2% 60.6% 5.8%  
  Rural 19.2% 9.8% 66.1% 4.9% 35.2%
  Exurban 19.4% 14.1% 60.7% 5.8% 32.5%
  Urban 22.6% 16.1% 54.5% 6.8% 32.4%
             
Delaware   McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
  Total 45.0% 32.5% 15.3% 7.1%  
  Rural 40.5% 33.3% 20.9% 5.3% 28.6%
  Exurban 0.0%
  Urban 46.9% 32.2% 13.1% 7.8% 71.4%
             
Georgia   McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
  Total 31.6% 30.2% 34.0% 4.3%  
  Rural 35.1% 20.9% 40.2% 3.9% 19.2%
  Exurban 30.4% 25.3% 39.9% 4.3% 21.0%
  Urban 30.9% 34.8% 29.9% 4.3% 59.9%
             
             
Oklahoma   McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
  Total 36.8% 24.9% 33.1% 5.2%  
  Rural 39.6% 20.4% 35.1% 5.0% 28.4%
  Exurban 31.9% 23.9% 39.6% 4.6% 15.3%
  Urban 36.7% 27.4% 30.4% 5.5% 56.3%
             
Tennessee McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
Total 31.5% 24.3% 34.1% 10.0%
Rural 31.9% 21.6% 36.7% 9.8% 27.4%
Exurban 32.0% 21.8% 35.6% 10.7% 18.7%
Urban 31.1% 26.6% 32.3% 10.0% 54.0%
NORTHEAST
McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
Total 47.8% 33.0% 12.1% 7.1%
Rural 46.7% 23.0% 22.0% 8.3% 6.7%
Exurban 49.8% 28.9% 12.2% 9.0% 8.2%
Urban 47.7% 34.0% 11.4% 6.9% 84.1%
Connecticut   McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
  Total 51.6% 32.7% 6.9% 8.7%  
  Rural 46.2% 31.8% 9.0% 13.0% 10.1%
  Exurban          
  Urban 52.3% 32.8% 6.7% 8.2% 89.9%
             
Massachusetts   McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
  Total 41.1% 50.9% 4.1% 3.9%  
  Rural 43.5% 46.3% 4.7% 5.5% 0.5%
  Exurban 55.7% 29.4% 8.6% 6.2% 1.0%
  Urban 40.9% 51.1% 4.1% 3.9% 98.6%
             
New Jersey   McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
  Total 55.4% 28.4% 8.2% 8.0%  
  Rural NA NA NA NA 0.0%
  Exurban 50.9% 30.3% 10.3% 8.5% 9.8%
  Urban 55.9% 28.2% 7.9% 7.9% 90.2%
             
New York McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
Total 51.5% 28.0% 10.9% 9.6%
Rural 50.0% 24.5% 16.5% 9.0% 14.9%
Exurban 48.4% 27.7% 14.2% 9.7% 10.5%
Urban 52.2% 28.7% 9.3% 9.7% 74.6%
MIDWEST
McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
Total 39.2% 28.7% 21.8% 10.3%
Rural 28.4% 18.5% 25.3% 27.7% 28.6%
Exurban 33.6% 29.0% 32.1% 5.3% 9.5%
Urban 45.1% 33.3% 18.6% 3.0% 61.9%
Illinois   McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
  Total 51.1% 31.0% 17.9% 0.0%  
  Rural 46.9% 27.0% 26.1% 0.0% 19.7%
  Exurban 45.5% 31.7% 22.7% 0.0% 4.7%
  Urban 52.6% 32.0% 15.4% 0.0% 75.6%
             
Minnesota (Caucuses)   McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
  Total 22.0% 41.5% 19.9% 16.7%  
  Rural 22.2% 31.5% 29.4% 16.9% 23.9%
  Exurban 19.2% 40.4% 21.7% 18.7% 13.6%
  Urban 22.5% 45.6% 15.8% 16.1% 62.5%
             
Missouri McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
Total 28.0% 25.2% 26.1% 20.7%
Rural 18.5% 13.3% 24.7% 43.5% 38.4%
Exurban 30.5% 27.2% 36.2% 6.1% 14.4%
Urban 34.9% 34.2% 24.2% 6.6% 47.3%
WEST
McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
Total 37.6% 38.9% 9.5% 14.0%
Rural 32.4% 47.0% 10.7% 9.9% 9.2%
Exurban 42.0% 36.9% 11.5% 9.6% 4.2%
Urban 38.0% 38.1% 9.3% 14.6% 86.6%
Arizona   McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
  Total 47.1% 33.8% 8.9% 10.1%  
  Rural 42.1% 39.8% 11.1% 7.0% 13.2%
  Exurban 47.2% 33.9% 11.5% 7.4% 11.4%
  Urban 48.0% 32.8% 8.1% 11.1% 75.4%
             
California   McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
  Total 42.0% 34.0% 11.6% 12.4%  
  Rural 40.5% 31.5% 14.6% 13.4% 3.9%
  Exurban 38.9% 35.7% 13.3% 12.0% 1.6%
  Urban 42.1% 34.1% 11.4% 12.4% 94.5%
             
Colorado (Caucuses)   McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
  Total 19.0% 59.4% 13.0% 8.7%  
  Rural 24.1% 49.4% 17.4% 9.1% 18.5%
  Exurban 21.4% 54.7% 15.2% 8.6% 3.5%
  Urban 17.6% 62.0% 11.8% 8.6% 78.0%
             
Utah McCain Romney Huckabee Others Percent of Total Vote
Total 5.4% 89.6% 1.4% 3.6%
Rural 6.8% 86.8% 2.1% 4.2% 13.9%
Exurban 10.8% 82.6% 2.0% 4.6% 1.9%
Urban 5.0% 90.2% 1.3% 3.5% 84.3%

 

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