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Alaska Caucus Results 2012 MAP (REAL-TIME DATA)

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While some news outlets refer to the Alaska nominating contest as a caucus, it's actually a presidential preference poll, or PPP, and this is where you'll find the results.

According to Randy Ruedrich, the state chairman of the Alaska Republican Party, the PPP is similar to a primary in that eligible voters visit one of the party's roughly 50 polling locations to cast their ballots for the candidate of their choice. But the Alaska PPP, he said, is paid for by the party, not the state, and run by GOP volunteers.

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According to the Alaska Daily News, Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.) is the only GOP presidential candidate who campaigned in the Last Frontier state before Super Tuesday.

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won Alaska in the 2008 nominating contest, garnering 43.7 percent of the vote, according to The New York Times. Paul finished third, with 17.2 percent of the vote.

Alaska has 27 delegates, but only 24 of them will be awarded on Tuesday. The other three delegates are Republican party officials who are not bound to any candidate at the national level.

The map below, featuring real-time data from the Associated Press, shows the results of the 2012 Alaska presidential preference poll.

LOOK: Alaska presidential preference poll results:
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Delegate allocations are tentative and might be adjusted later.

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