News Coverage of the January 15th, 2008 Michigan Presidential Primary
Republican Primary: Mitt Romney 39%. John McCain 30%. Mike Huckabee 16%. Ron Paul 6%. Fred Thompson 4%. Rudy Giuliani 3%.
Democratic Primary: Hillary Clinton 55% of vote. Uncommitted 40%. The Democratic National Committee stripped Michigan of it’s delegates for violating party rules and neither Barack Obama nor John Edwards contested the Michigan primary and did not appear on the ballot. Obama and Edwards’ supporters were encouraged to vote “Uncommitted”.
Mitt Romney wins Republican Michigan Primary
Hillary Clinton wins Democratic Michigan Primary
Michigan Republican Primary Map from the Washington Post
The Washington Post has an interactive map of Michican showing key areas for each candidate. Huckabee is counting on the support of the Christian conservatives in the Southwest and the Northwest. Romney is counting on Grand Rapids and Detroit. McCain is also counting on Detroit.
Michigan Candidate Stops from Slate
Since the January 8th New Hampshire Primary, Mitt Romney has made 18 campaign stops in Michigan, 2 more than McCain and twice as many as Huckabee.