In 2012 over 10,000 Hawaii Republicans voted in the presidential caucus, the first time the GOP had held such a contest locally. Mitt Romney won by a large margin.
Hawaii GOP Chair Fritz Rohlfing said in a press release Wednesday, “We welcome all Republican Presidential campaigns to Hawaii. We look forward to other Republican Presidential candidates competing for Hawaii’s 16 GOP Convention delegates and helping build voter turnout for the March 8 Caucuses.”
The GOP caucus in Hawaii will be held on the same day as a GOP primary in Idaho and primaries for both parties in Michigan and Mississippi.
It also comes a week after Super Tuesday, when about a dozen primaries and caucuses will be held in other states and American Samoa.
One wonders just how many Republicans — there are currently more than a dozen still running, last time I checked — will still be in the race at that time.
Meanwhile, Hawaii’s Democrats caucus March 26.
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