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Let me let me go back to -- remain where we're gonna get those results -- right now.
Maybe it's considered beauty contests.
-- to cut.
Natives consider the beauty contest when it comes to caucuses.
That is to say.
There is no Nash you know national delegates won all bound to any presidential candidate in our caucus process.
At the caucuses.
We elect state delegates election clerks in some cases -- offices.
We do we also do it -- astle participate in the caucus to take a poll which presidential candidate they prefer.
This is an unofficial non binding poll that just simply -- snapshot.
What takes -- current pulse of which presidential candidate has the most support.
At the participating caucuses throughout the state.
Some -- has decided not participate.
In this poll and -- and -- caucus after this announcement.
Their results will not be factored in the actual votes.
We're not affected in this announcement after the fact.
We will make the breakdown of the actual votes.
Active in this -- polls available to campaigns.
And the press on February 13.
Again this is an unofficial non binding poll.
And we will elect on national delegation from the floor -- taken mansion on a pittance -- I'm now going to announce the winner of the main GOP.
And that winner.
-- Mitt Romney.
We'll that we look who.
And let me go on Mitt Romney received 39% of the vote.
A total of 2190.
Ron Paul received 36% of the vote I've told -- 1996.
18% of the vote -- 989.
And Gingrich received 66% of the vote with 349.
Votes that were 61 votes cast for others besides these four nominees.
We would happen and -- equipment like to congratulate.
Mitt Romney on his -- and it's Maine caucus.
And you know.
We'd also like to thank.
Both Mitt Romney and Ron Paul for personally visiting us state.
And that's a big.
I may may people were excited to cast their first -- vote against the Obama agenda.
And -- activists are excited to be working without Republican presidential nominee.
To defeat bock who group Barack Obama in main main.
Many people are tired of Obama's extreme agenda.
We -- many thanks and congratulations to our volunteers.
Across -- state who worked so diligently organizing these caucuses.
These caucuses would not have been possible without that commitment to -- Republican principles.
And a commitment to supporting our political philosophy.
It was one of policies such so many people turn out Maine to participate in this preference poll.
And participate in now caucus process we -- truly a grassroots party.
And work has they started is critical to moving -- party forward in winning this November.
We now look forward to selecting on national delegation.
-- two the main state commission -- -- I like to personally thank again our activists who participate in this process.
The success of this contest proves once again that -- people the Republican Party is back.
Of middle and low income -- working people have spoken.
And their choice was Mitt Romney thank you.
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