Early returns show Romney leading in N.H. primary

January 10, 2012 at 12:38 pm in Grand Forks Herald

Mitt Romney jumped ahead in early returns from the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, eager to add to the previous week’s first-place finish in the Iowa caucuses and cement himself as the man to beat for the Republican presidential nomination. Returns from the first three precincts showed the former Massachusetts governor with 38 percent of the vote, followed by Texas Rep. Ron Paul with 23 percent and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman with 16 percent. Continue Reading