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Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) finished a distant second in the direct-election primary, which doesn’t cater to his strategy of working behind the scenes to capture delegates through a sustained presence in local caucuses.

West Virginia’s five electoral college votes are safely in Romney’s corner at this point. While there’s no recent polling, West Virginia has been particularly unfriendly to President Obama. In 2008, then-candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonClinton: Photos from women’s march ‘awe-inspiring’ Ex-Clinton aide: Spicer should have resigned rather than lie Zuckerberg moves spark 2020 speculation MORE won more than 80 percent of the vote in the Democratic primary, and Sen. John McCainJohn McCainIs McCain confident in Trump? ‘I do not know’ Schumer, Cardin to introduce legislation on Russia sanctions Graham says he will vote for Tillerson MORE (R-Ariz.) bested Obama by 9 percent in the general election that November.