Iowa Caucus Results 2012 – Mitt Romney Wins

Tuesday night’s Iowa Caucus results are in and Mitt Romney is the victor! 

The Huffington Post reports that the former beat Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Penn.) by a small margin of just eight votes. The final results, announced early Wednesday by the Iowa GOP, showed Romney had 30,015 votes to 30,007 for Santorum

Despite the victory, Romney didn’t obtain 25% percent of the vote. With 99.5% of precincts reporting, Romney won 24.6% to Santorum’s 24.5%. In total, more than 122,000 straw ballots were cast, a record for Iowa Republicans.

Read more over at HuffPo.