Republicans: Romney leads in early results
Posted by Alaska_Politics
Posted: February 5, 2008 - 9:45 pm
With 11 of 40 districts reporting statewide, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is leading in Republican preferential voting, according to a spreadsheet just e-mailed out by the party.
Of 3013 ballots counted so far, Romney has 52.4 percent of the delegates, followed by former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee with 31.6 percent, Rep. Ron Paul and, each with 27.6 percent, and Sen. John McCain with 27.2 percent.
Party Chairman Randy Ruedrich says in an e-mail that turnout "exceeded all expectations."