Michigan primary results

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Sanders Wins Michigan

It was a tight race in a key state

(Newser) - The biggest prize of the night was Michigan, and it ended up being a tight finish between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. With more than 99% of results in, CNN and NBC are projecting Sanders as the winner with 50% of the vote to Clinton's 48%. Both candidates campaigned... More »

Santorum Camp: Count Michigan as a Tie

Strategist thinks they'll each end up with 15 delegates

(Newser) - All the headlines say Mitt Romney won Michigan , but Rick Santorum's camp begs to differ. One of his top strategists says both candidates will end up with 15 delegates when all is said and done, reports the Detroit Free Press . “The race has been moved up to a... More »

Mitt Wins Easily in Arizona

Rick Santorum a distant second

(Newser) - Mitt Romney has, as predicted, cruised to victory in Arizona's Republican primary, winning all 29 of its delegates. Romney took 47.3% % of the vote, Rick Santorum came in second with 26.6%, 16.2% chose Newt Gingrich, and Ron Paul came in last with 8.4%. Exit... More »

Congressional Race Results: 27,091 to 27,090

Republicans will need a recount in Michigan

(Newser) - Bust out your importance-of-voting cliches: In the Republican primary for a congressional seat in Michigan, Dan Benishek led Jason Allen by one vote: 27,091 to 27,090, the Detroit Free Press reports. Both camps declared victory, but it doesn't much matter because a recount is certain. The race itself... More »

Incumbent Creamed in Michigan

Yesterday's races a mixed bag for establishment candidates

(Newser) - Longtime Michigan Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick fell to a challenger in yesterday's Democratic primary, making her the fourth House incumbent trounced in a primary this year. In other closely watched incumbent races, Missouri GOP Rep. Roy Blunt skated to victory and GOP Sen. Jerry Moran narrowly squeaked by in Kansas.... More »

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