Romney carries Arizona

Christopher Bedford | Editor in Chief, The Daily Caller News Foundation

Former  Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney handily won Arizona’s Republican primary contest on Tuesday night. The winner-takes-all primary means that Romney will gain 29 delegates.

At 10:32 p.m, with 52 percent of the votes counted, Romney held the lead with 48 percent of the vote, placing him 23 points ahead of the runner-up, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum.

In the lead up to the primary contest, polls indicated that Romney would win the state.

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