Mitt Romney Wins Wisconsin, District of Columbia, Maryland Primaries in His Bid for Republican Presidential Nomination

By on Apr 4, 2012 in National, Politics, United States Comments

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Mitt Romney has won the Maryland, District of Columbia and Wisconsin primaries in his bid to secure his Republican presidential nomination, as reported by U.S. news sites, Tuesday, April 3, 2012.

Mitt Romney has edged out Rick Santorum in accumulating the 1,144 delegates, which he needs to claim the nomination. Reports said, Romney is halfway to accomplishing this but he will face a more challenging endeavor in the general elections.

Meanwhile, further reports stated that Rick Santorum leads Romney in Pennsylvania’s Quinnipiac University poll, which was conducted last March 27 to April 1Santorum has vowed to continue his campaign so that he could remain in the race as a presidential candidate.

Either Romney or Santorum would run against President Barack Obama in the general elections in November 2012. The other candidates are Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul.

Based on U.S. reports, on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, Romney won in 19 states, with 646 delegates, and received total votes of about 4,365,427 in all primaries and caucuses. Santorum won in 11 states, with 272 delegates and 3,118,025 votes. Gingrich won in 2 states, with 135 delegates and 2,261,707 votes, while Paul did not win in any state, with 51 delegates and 1,165,021 votes.

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