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Percentage, Total Votes, % of Precincts Reporting

StateRomneySantorumGingrichPaul
Alaska32.6%, 4,225, 100%29%, 3,762, 100%14.2%, 1,834, 100%24%, 3,105, 100%
Georgia26%, 233,177, 99%20%, 176,159, 99%47%, 424,918, 99%7%, 58,968, 99%
Idaho62%, 27,514, 89%18%, 8,115, 89%2%, 940, 89%18%, 8,086, 89%
Massachusetts72%, 265,100, 99%12%, 44,255, 99%5%, 16,990, 99%10%, 35,037, 99%
North Dakota25%, 1,935, 7840%, 3,074, 788%, 641, 7827%, 2,101, 78
Ohio38%, 455,967, 97%37%, 443,598, 97%15%, 175,345, 97%9%, 111,119, 97%
Oklahoma28%, 80,291, 99%34%, 96,759, 99%27%, 78,686, 99%10%, 27,572, 99%
Tennessee28%, 153,893, 96%37%, 204,978, 96%24%, 132,146, 96%9%, 49,782, 96%
Vermont40%, 23,623, 99%24%, 14,071, 99%8%, 4,874, 99%25%, 15,094, 99%
Virginia60%, 158,053, 99%Not on ballotNot on ballot40%, 107,480, 99%

Mitt Romney won six of the 10 states contested on Super Tuesday, 2012: Alaska, Idaho, Massachusetts, Ohio, Vermont and Virginia. Rick Santorum took North Dakota, Oklahoma and Tennessee. Newt Gingrich won his home state of Georgia and Ron Paul failed to win a single state. Romney now has 415 delegates, Santorum, 176, Gingrich, 105 and Paul, 47.

 

 

By Christina Janansky and Nick Koop
Boston University News Service

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A voter casts his ballot in the Super Tuesday primary election at Arlington Town Hall. (Dana Hansen/ Boston University News Service)

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Boston University News Service

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