The Elite 8 round of our 2012 GOP Primary Madness has come to a close, and here are the results (with links for more details on the voting):
4. Michele Bachmann (54%) vs. 2. Tim Pawlenty (46%)
1. Mitt Romney (58%) vs. 3. John Thune (42%)
1. Mike Huckabee (66%) vs. 7. Allen West (34%)
4. Bobby Jindal (52%) vs. 3. Jim DeMint (48%)
The most votes, by far, were cast in this round - and in the Romney/Thune matchup in particular. There were 958 votes cast in the "Minnesota Matchup" of Bachmann/Pawlenty, 3323 votes in the Romney/Thune poll, 2303 in the Huckabee/West race, and 828 in the Jindal/DeMint duel. Only five states had no votes cast in this round of Primary Madness.
Voting will now begin in the Final 4 round, and will continue through Sunday.