The former House Speaker’s dream of an open convention for his party has been lingering for years.
The state’s most competitive race has been a 34-point blow-out since its first Republican presidential primary in 1980.
The Sunflower State records the biggest increase in GOP primary or caucus voter participation in the nation compared to the 2008 cycle.
While Barack Obama may be pulling for a Rick Santorum long-shot bid on the Republican side of the presidential ticket, it is unlikely any underdogs will make it on the president’s Final Four bracket in the men’s college basketball tournament….
Gingrich ties John McCain for the second lowest home state tally for a major GOP presidential candidate since 1972, besting only Pat Robertson.
Nine sitting or former governors have been elected U.S. Senator in the Pine Tree State including four during the popular vote era.
Santorum vote totals are averaging nearly five points higher than the final polling numbers in primary and caucus states; Paul vote totals average four points higher in caucus states
More than 50,000 votes have been cast for ex-GOP presidential candidates this cycle.
Buoyed by support in rural areas, Rick Santorum has won 215 more counties than Mitt Romney and 58 percent overall after the first 11 contests.