Five state primaries offer little drama as Republican race winds down

A worker irons a banner as he gets ready for an election night rally for Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, Tuesday, April 24,2012, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

What promised to be a political fight to the death was deflated on April 10 when Rick Santorum suspended his presidential campaign, leaving Mitt Romney facing the few remaining primaries with a hefty delegate lead and challengers Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul fading in the distance.

The Republican primary is continuing, however, as voters in five states go to the polls today. More than 230 delegates are up for grabs in New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania and Delaware.

Follow the election online with data and analysis offered by a plethora of sources, including The Deseret News’ Decision 2012 blog, RealClearPolitics, The Washington Post’s The Fix, CNN’s Political Ticker blog, Google’s Politics & Elections hub, ABC’s OTUS News, and others.

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