Historic View of Presidential Primaries

Date No. of Votes Democrat No. of Votes Republican
May 16, 1912 34,021
21,490
7,070
Champ Clark
Woodrow Wilson
Judson Harmon
29,124
25,995
Theodore Roosevelt
William H. Taft
May 3, 1920 (No Contest)   15,900
8,059
Leonard Wood
Hiram Johnson
May 5, 1924 (No Contest)   19,657
1,326
3
Calvin C. Coolidge
Unpledged
Hiram Johnson
May 7, 1928 (No Contest)   27,128
5,426
Herbert H. Hoover
Unpledged
May 2, 1932 (No Contest)   27,234
17,008
1,236
Herbert H. Hoover
Joseph I. France
Unpledged
May 4, 1936 100,269
18,150
1,739
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Henry Breckinridge
Unpledged
(No Contest)  
May 6, 1940 (No Contest)   53,802
7,645
Thomas E. Dewey
Unpledged
May 1, 1944 (No Contest)   17,600
4,701
Unpledged
Wendell H. Wilkie
May 5, 1952 132,885
46,361
Estes Kefauver
Unpledged
(No Contest)  
May 7, 1956 112,768
58,366
Estes Kefauver
Unpledged
66,904
3,131
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Unpledged
May 17, 1960 201,769
49,420
24,350
7,536
3,881
John F. Kennedy
Wayne Morse
Unpledged
Lar Daly
Andrew J. Easter
(No Contest)  
May 19, 1964 267,106
214,849
12,377
Daniel B. Brewster
George C. Wallace
Unpledged
57,004
22,135
18,859
Unpledged
John Steffy
Robert Ennis
May 15, 1972 219,687
151,981
126,978
17,728
13,584
13,363
12,602
4,776
4,691
2,168
573
George C. Wallace
Hubert Humphrey
George McGovern
Henry M. Jackson
Samuel Yorty
Edmund Muskie
Shirley Chisolm
Wilbur D. Mills
Eugene McCarthy
John V. Lindsay
Patsy T. Mink
99,308
9,223
6,718
Richard Nixon
P. McCloskey
J. Ashbrook

May 18, 1976
286,672
219,404
32,790
24,176
13,956
7,907
6,841
Edmund G. Brown
Jimmy Carter
Morris K. Udall
George C. Wallace
Henry M. Jackson
Ellen McCormack
Fred Harris
96,291
69,680
Gerald Ford
Ronald Reagan
May 13, 1980 226,528
181,091
45,879
14,314
4,891
4,338
Jimmy Carter
Edward Kennedy
Unpledged
Edmund G. Brown
Cliff Finch
Lyndon LaRouche
80,577
68,389
16,244
2,113
Ronald Reagan
George Bush
John B. Anderson
Phillip Crane
May 8, 1984 215,222
129,387
123,365
15,807
7,836
6,238
5,796
1,768
1,467
Walter Mondale
Jesse Jackson
Gary Hart
Unpledged
Lyndon LaRouche
John H. Glenn
George McGovern
Alan Cranston
Ernest F. Hollings
71,892 Ronald Reagan
March 8, 1988 242,479
152,642
46,063
42,059
16,513
14,948
9,732
4,750
2,149
Michael Dukakis
Jesse Jackson
Albert Gore, Jr.
Richard Gephardt
Paul Simon
Uncommitted
Gary Hart
Bruce Babbit
Lyndon LaRouche
107,026
64,987
12,860
11,909
2,551
1,421
George Bush
Robert J. Dole
Pat Robertson
Jack Kemp
Pierre DuPont
Alexander Haig
March 3, 1992 230,490
189,905
46,480
36,155
32,899
27,035
4,259
Paul Tsongas
Bill Clinton
Edmund G. Brown
Uncommitted
Tom Harkin
Bob Kerrey
Lyndon LaRouche
168,374
71,647
George Bush
Patrick J. Buchanan
March 5, 1996 247,492
33,417
12,920
Bill Clinton
Uncommitted
Lyndon LaRouche
135,522
53,585
32,207
14,061
13,718
2,872
1,174
757
350
Robert Dole
Pat Buchanan
M. Steve Forbes
Lamar Alexander
Alan Keyes
Richard Lugar
Phil Gramm
Robert Dornan
Maury Taylor
March 7, 2000 144,387
341,630
4,510
16,935
Bill Bradley
Al Gore
Lyndon LaRouche, Jr.
uncommitted
1,328
211,439
1,678
588
25,020
135,981
Gary Baur
George W. Bush
Steve Forbes
Orrin Hatch
Alan Keyes
John McCain
March 2, 2004 286,955
123,006
21,810
12,461
8,693
8,527
5,245
4,230
4,039
2,809
2,146
1,555
John F. Kerry
John Edwards
Alfred Sharpton, Jr.
Howard Dean
Dennis Kucinich
Uncommitted
Joseph Lieberman
Wesley K. Clark
Mildred Glover
Carol Moseley Braun
Dick Gephardt
Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.
151,943 George W. Bush
February 12, 2008 3,776
314,211
788
10,506
804
1,909
532,665
2,098
11,417
Joe Biden
Hilary Clinton
Christopher J. Dodd
John Edwards
Mike Gravel
Dennis Kucinich
Barack Obama
Bill Richardson
uncommitted
4,548
91,608
522
3,386
176,046
19,196
22,426
356
2,901
Rudy Giuliani
Mike Huckabee
Duncan Hunter
Alan Keyes
John McCain
Ron Paul
Mitt Romney
Tom Tancredo
Fred Thompson
April 3, 2012 288,766
37,704
Barack Obama
uncommitted
27,240
1,484
377
23,609
1,108
901
122,400
71,349
Newt Gingrich
Jon Huntsman
Fred Karger
Ron Paul
Rick Perry
Buddy Roemer
Mitt Romney
Rick Santorum