How to follow the delegate race — in one chart

at 03:27 PM ET, 02/15/2012

As we’ve noted before, the GOP presidential contest is on the precipice of becoming a delegate race.

Your problem: Like most normal people, you don’t have any idea how the delegate process works.

Well, we here at The Fix have your answer; the Post’s already-great delegate tracker has now gone interactive.

The graphic here (shown below) shows you just how many delegates are at stake on each primary/caucus day on the calendar, gives you updated delegate counts after every contest, and even tells you how close each candidate is to the nomination.

So take a look and tell us what you think. (And for the true nerd, also be sure to check out our more-detailed chart of the delegate allocation rules in each state.

 
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