Graph of Tweets per day of the four leading GOP candidates leading up to Super Tuesday (

Super Tuesday is a definitive day for GOP candidates, as 10 states hold primaries or caucuses and  419 delegates are up for grabs. For the candidates to secure the Republican nomination they need 1,144 delegates.

VOXXI joins LATISM for a Super Tuesday Twitter Party on Tuesday, March 6 from 9-11 p.m. The event will be moderated by Elianne Ramos whose Twitter handle is @ergeekgoddess. The topic is the latino vote and you are invited to join the conversation online. To follow the conversation use hashtags #LATISM and #SuperTuesday. Find us on Twitter at @VOXXINews. Tell us what you think about the candidates and submit your questions by emailing [email protected].

Also attending LATISM’s Twitter Chat are: Univison (@univison), NonProfit Vote (@npvote),  Ya es Hora (@yaeshora2012), National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (@NALEO), Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (@GALEOorg).

More information on the Republican primary

GOP candidates total count on delegates and states won in primaries and caucuses, according LATISM.

  • Rick Santorum, former Pennsylvania senator, won in four states (Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri) and has 92 delegates.
  • Mitt Romney, former Massachusetts governor, won in eight states (Arizona, Florida, Maine, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, Washington and Wyoming) and has 203 delegates.
  • Newt Gingrich, former House speaker, won in South Carolina and has 33 delegates.
  • Ron Paul, Texas congressman, has not won any state primaries or caucuses and has 25 delegates.

What’s at stake?

State Delegates
Alaska 27
Georgia 76
Idaho 32
Massachusetts 41
North Dakota 28
Ohio 66
Oklahoma 43
Vermont 17
Virginia 49
Tennessee 58

For more information on Super Tuesday visit 2012 Presidential Election News.


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