Elections 2016

January 3, 2012 9:02 PM

Romney edges Santorum for Iowa win — by eight votes

After vote totals for two out of more than 1700 precincts were delayed for hours, the Iowa Republican Party chairman reported at 1:35 a.m. CST that Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts, had edged Rick Santorum, the former senator from Pennsylvania, by 8 votes out of over 60,000 cast for the pair. Each candidate pulled 25 percent of the total vote. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas was a close third, with 21 percent.

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