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  Mitt Romney gets Michigan's at-large delegates
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Last EditedRP  Mar 01, 2012 01:49pm
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AuthorKathleen Gray
News DateThursday, March 1, 2012 07:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionThe Mitt Romney-Rick Santorum Michigan primary results just got a little more contentious.

Michigan’s two at-large delegates to the Republican National convention will be awarded to Michigan native Mitt Romney, following a vote last night by the state party’s credentials’ committee.

The vote came despite the party’s rules that the two at-large delegates are supposed to be awarded on a proportional basis based on the statewide popular vote. Romney won the statewide vote by a 41% to 38% margin over former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum.

As a result, Romney gets 16 delegates and Santorum 14.
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