Romney Squeaks Out Victory in Iowa
The results were close between Romney and Santorum.
Mitt Romney was projected the winner of Tuesday night's Iowa Caucus after a close race with Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Penn.).
According to the Huffington Post, the final results, announced early Wednesday by the Iowa GOP, showed Romney had 30,015 votes to 30,007 for Santorum.
Romney was unable to garner 25 percent of the vote. With 99.5 percent of precincts reporting, Romney won 24.6 percent to Santorum's 24.5 percent. In all, more than 122,000 straw ballots were cast, a record for Iowa Republicans, according to the Huffington Post.
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