2012 Iowa Caucus Official Final Result: Mitt Romney wins over Rick Santorum, won by 8 votes only

By on Jan 4, 2012 in International, Politics, United States Comments

Updated: January 11, 2012 10:26 a.m.

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The official 2012 Iowa caucus final result for the GOP presidential candidate has been announced, with former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney winning over former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum.



2012 Iowa Caucus official final result
Image Credit: CNN video

As noted at CNN live on Wednesday, January 04, 2012, Romney won over Santorum in the 2012 Iowa caucus, leading with only 8 votes from all the 1,774 precincts throughout the Hawkeye State.

According to the official vote count report, Mitt Romney had 30,015 votes while Rick Santorum had 30,007 votes, followed by U.S. Representative Ron Paul, who had 26,186 votes or 21 percent.

As reported earlier, Romney and Santorum had a very close fight for the GOP presidential nomination during the nearly ending count of votes of the 2012 Iowa caucus initial counting, both with 25 percent each.

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich had 13%, Texas Governor Rick Perry had 10%, Minnesota Representative Michele Bachmann had 6%, while former Utah governor Jon Huntsman, who has not been competing in Iowa, had 1%.

All of the GOP presidential candidates are being expected to meet again during the campaign for the New Hampshire primary, which will start this coming Tuesday, January 10, and at South Carolina primary on Saturday, January 21.



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