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Romney Wins Iowa by 8 Votes

2:44 AM, Jan 4, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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The AP reports

The chairman of the Iowa Republican party says former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has won the Iowa caucuses by eight votes. Chairman Matt Strawn made the announcement of the razor-thin margin from Des Moines.

Romney narrowly edged out former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum. Strawn says Romney got 30,015 votes and Santorum received 30,007 votes. That is a margin of eight votes.

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