Romney wins Wisconsin primary
POSTED: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 1:00am
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 1:14am
Sweeps Washington and Maryland
Mitt Romney won Wisconsin’s primary Tuesday night, increasing the pressure on his rivals to exit the GOP presidential race.
The television news networks projected Romney as the winner at 9:30 p.m. ET, about 90 minutes after the polls closed.
With 56 percent of precincts reporting, Romney had 42 percent of the vote, with second-place finisher Rick Santorum taking 38 percent. Ron Paul came in third with 12 percent, followed by Newt Gingrich at 6 percent.
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