The Ron Paul campaign sees things differently...
My file did not award any delegates for those three votes because they have not been chosen yet. That’s why I do not show any. The popular vots for the primary and caucuses from last night will not equal the delegate count. If a campaign is better orgnized to get into the caucuses and do well there, they can disporportionately command more delegates than the vote they got.
Those are the rules these states set up for themselves and every candidate knew that was how it worked going in...so the fight over delegates is yet to come.
Romney, I am sure, believes he will do better in the Michigan and Arizona primaries where the vote count and the delegate count will mean what they say and you can bet he is putting his money there...like he did in Florida and Nevada. I suspect he will try and organize in the three states past to get as many of those delegates as he can, just as Paul is doing.
But Santorum made a big show last night...make no mistake about it. In making it a sweep, he made it clear that his message is taking hold and he will try and take advantage of that politically and, very important for him, financially.
Newt is pushing for his big hit to come in the next debate and then following it up on Super Tuesday and then in Texas. That will tell whether or not he comes through and I am sure he will not abide a Santorum plea to get behind Rick until after that...wherein if he does really well, he in turn will make the case back to Santorum.