Byron: For all of Huckabee’s complaining, he is bickering over what is actually a meaningless result in Washington State. As in Iowa, the presidential preference vote has no necessary correlation to the ultimate result — to the delegates who are selected.
Here is a blog entry on this topic at Sound Politics.
In my caucus, and in many others in my pooled caucus, presidential preference never even came up. Only two people wanted the two delegate spots, so we nominated them and elected them.