Mitt Romney Wins Illinois GOP Primary

Mitt Romney Wins Illinois GOP Primary: Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney has registered a convincing victory Tuesday in the Illinois primary, extending his lead in the race for the nomination of the party.Romney Illinois primary
American news agencies say Romney won about 55 percent of the vote to nearly 30 percent for his top rival, Rick Santorum. The other two Republican candidates, Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich, finished far behind.
With the victory, Romney took a 54 more delegates and got great momentum heading into next nomination contests. A candidate needs 1,144 delegates to secure the Republican nomination and the right to take on President Barack Obama, a Democrat to earn, in the November elections.
In his victory speech, Romney said three years of President Obama, Americans have been “less jobs, shrinking paychecks, historic drops in income and historic highs in gas prices.” The former Massachusetts governor called for new leadership in the White House. “Tonight we have the people of Illinois for their voice and for this special victory,” said Romney. “Thank you.
Elections are about choices, and today hundreds of thousands of people in Illinois have joined millions of people across the country for our case be closed. And this movement began on a small farm in New Hampshire on a sunny June day, we were surrounded by a small group of our friends and a number of supporters and family. We shared the conviction that the America we loved was in trouble and adrift without strong leadership, and three years of Barack Obama have us fewer jobs and shrinking paychecks that many of us believed we were about to lose something more than the value of our homes and our 401ks, after years of too many excuses and too few jobs, historic drops in income and historic highs in gas prices.
A president who does not hesitate to use all means necessary to proceed to Obamacare on the American public, but leads from behind in the world. It’s time to say these words, this word is enough, we have had enough. “Head in the Illinois primary, the former Massachusetts governor had won more than 500 delegates, while Santorum was in the 200’s. Gingrich and Paul were far behind.

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