The states are arranged by region — South, Northeast, Midwest and West. For each state, we show the percent of vote in rural, exurban and urban counties for each candidate. And we show the total percent of vote for each of these geographic designations. Finally, we tally the states by region, to show how each candidate did in a broad, geographic area.

SOUTH
McCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total32.9%24.6%36.8%5.7%
Rural34.6%18.6%41.4%5.4%25.4%
Exurban30.8%20.9%42.8%5.4%22.4%
Urban33.0%29.1%32.0%5.9%52.2%
Alabama
Total37.3%18.0%40.7%3.9%
Rural39.1%14.5%43.0%3.4%29.2%
Exurban34.2%16.8%45.3%3.7%31.4%
Urban38.4%21.6%35.4%4.5%39.4%
Arkansas McCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total20.4%13.2%60.6%5.8%
Rural19.2%9.8%66.1%4.9%35.2%
Exurban19.4%14.1%60.7%5.8%32.5%
Urban22.6%16.1%54.5%6.8%32.4%
Delaware McCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total45.0%32.5%15.3%7.1%
Rural40.5%33.3%20.9%5.3%28.6%
Exurban0.0%
Urban46.9%32.2%13.1%7.8%71.4%
Georgia McCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total31.6%30.2%34.0%4.3%
Rural35.1%20.9%40.2%3.9%19.2%
Exurban30.4%25.3%39.9%4.3%21.0%
Urban30.9%34.8%29.9%4.3%59.9%
Oklahoma McCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total36.8%24.9%33.1%5.2%
Rural39.6%20.4%35.1%5.0%28.4%
Exurban31.9%23.9%39.6%4.6%15.3%
Urban36.7%27.4%30.4%5.5%56.3%
TennesseeMcCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total31.5%24.3%34.1%10.0%
Rural31.9%21.6%36.7%9.8%27.4%
Exurban32.0%21.8%35.6%10.7%18.7%
Urban31.1%26.6%32.3%10.0%54.0%
NORTHEAST
McCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total47.8%33.0%12.1%7.1%
Rural46.7%23.0%22.0%8.3%6.7%
Exurban49.8%28.9%12.2%9.0%8.2%
Urban47.7%34.0%11.4%6.9%84.1%
Connecticut McCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total51.6%32.7%6.9%8.7%
Rural46.2%31.8%9.0%13.0%10.1%
Exurban
Urban52.3%32.8%6.7%8.2%89.9%
Massachusetts McCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total41.1%50.9%4.1%3.9%
Rural43.5%46.3%4.7%5.5%0.5%
Exurban55.7%29.4%8.6%6.2%1.0%
Urban40.9%51.1%4.1%3.9%98.6%
New Jersey McCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total55.4%28.4%8.2%8.0%
RuralNANANANA0.0%
Exurban50.9%30.3%10.3%8.5%9.8%
Urban55.9%28.2%7.9%7.9%90.2%
New YorkMcCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total51.5%28.0%10.9%9.6%
Rural50.0%24.5%16.5%9.0%14.9%
Exurban48.4%27.7%14.2%9.7%10.5%
Urban52.2%28.7%9.3%9.7%74.6%
MIDWEST
McCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total39.2%28.7%21.8%10.3%
Rural28.4%18.5%25.3%27.7%28.6%
Exurban33.6%29.0%32.1%5.3%9.5%
Urban45.1%33.3%18.6%3.0%61.9%
Illinois McCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total51.1%31.0%17.9%0.0%
Rural46.9%27.0%26.1%0.0%19.7%
Exurban45.5%31.7%22.7%0.0%4.7%
Urban52.6%32.0%15.4%0.0%75.6%
Minnesota (Caucuses) McCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total22.0%41.5%19.9%16.7%
Rural22.2%31.5%29.4%16.9%23.9%
Exurban19.2%40.4%21.7%18.7%13.6%
Urban22.5%45.6%15.8%16.1%62.5%
MissouriMcCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total28.0%25.2%26.1%20.7%
Rural18.5%13.3%24.7%43.5%38.4%
Exurban30.5%27.2%36.2%6.1%14.4%
Urban34.9%34.2%24.2%6.6%47.3%
WEST
McCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total37.6%38.9%9.5%14.0%
Rural32.4%47.0%10.7%9.9%9.2%
Exurban42.0%36.9%11.5%9.6%4.2%
Urban38.0%38.1%9.3%14.6%86.6%
Arizona McCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total47.1%33.8%8.9%10.1%
Rural42.1%39.8%11.1%7.0%13.2%
Exurban47.2%33.9%11.5%7.4%11.4%
Urban48.0%32.8%8.1%11.1%75.4%
California McCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total42.0%34.0%11.6%12.4%
Rural40.5%31.5%14.6%13.4%3.9%
Exurban38.9%35.7%13.3%12.0%1.6%
Urban42.1%34.1%11.4%12.4%94.5%
Colorado (Caucuses) McCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total19.0%59.4%13.0%8.7%
Rural24.1%49.4%17.4%9.1%18.5%
Exurban21.4%54.7%15.2%8.6%3.5%
Urban17.6%62.0%11.8%8.6%78.0%
UtahMcCainRomneyHuckabeeOthersPercent of Total Vote
Total5.4%89.6%1.4%3.6%
Rural6.8%86.8%2.1%4.2%13.9%
Exurban10.8%82.6%2.0%4.6%1.9%
Urban5.0%90.2%1.3%3.5%84.3%

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