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Huckabee has won the West Virginia convention. Live Blog from West Virginia blogger Chris James.

Romney won the first round, but failed to obtain a majority. McCain supporters went to Huckabee in the second round to defeat Romney.

Mccain staff members have signs telling their delegates to vote Huckabee now...

Those folks hid the signs when we tried to get video
WSAZ

First round

Romney 464
Huckabee 375
McCain 176
Pauk 118

Second round

Romney 47%   521  
Huckabee 52% 567
McCain 1%    12

UPDATE Huckabee deal with Paul

WSAZ is now reporting that Huckabee did a deal with Paul for 3 national delegates

Michael Wooten just confirmed with ron pauls people that paul will get three national delegates from huckabee in exchange for throwing his wv support to..
WSAZ 2/5/08

West Virginia is a Closed convention

30 total delegates*
18 tied to February 5 state convention; 9 tied to May 13 primary; 3 unpledged RNC member delegates
CNN 2/5/08

Originally posted to pollyusa on Tue Feb 05, 2008 at 11:24 AM PST.

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