Super Tuesday: Romney Wins Ohio, Santorum Stays Alive

Mitt Romney - photo by Gage Skidmore

It’s Super Tuesday and ten states are in play for the Republican primary. Well actually, as of publishing time, it’s now Not-So-Special Wednesday. Here’s a quick rundown of the winners.

Georgia goes to Gingrich 47.2%
Tennessee goes to Santorum 37.2%
Virginia goes to Romney 59.5%
Massachusetts goes to Romney 72.2%
North Dakota goes to Santorum 39.7%
Vermont goes to Romney 39.7%
Idaho goes to Romney 61.6%
Oklahoma goes to Santorum 33.8%
Ohio goes to Romney 38%
Alaska goes to Romney 32.4%

Romney: 6 states
Santorum: 3 states
Gingrich: 1 state
Ron Paul is Ron Paul

Ohio wasn’t called by the networks until after 12:30am. Mitt Romney won by 1% or just 12,000 votes. There is no question that it was a big night for Romney with wins in 6 states, but with Rick Santorum’s 3 victories, the GOP primary appears far from over.

Total delegates needed to win the Republican nomination is 1144.

Delegate counts:

Romney: 415
Santorum: 176
Gingrich: 105
Ron Paul is Ron Paul … ok, 47 total

1541 delegates remaining

dks

photo by Gage Skidmore

2012-03-07 – 12:39pm: Results updated

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