Iowa Caucuses Archive


Mitt Romney eked out a minuscule 8-vote victory over Rick Santorum in Iowa’s Republican presidential caucuses, the state party chairman said early Wednesday, ringing down the curtain on an improbable first act in the campaign to pick a challenger to President Barack Obama in the fall.


Final Numbers for Iowa

  • Mitt Romney: 30,015
  • Rick Santorum: 30,007
  • Ron Paul: 26,219
  • Newt Gingrich 16,251
  • Rick Perry: 12,604
  • Michele Bachmann: 6,073
  • Jon Huntsman: 745
  • Herman Cain: 58
  • Buddy Roemer: 31
  • No preference: 135
  • Other: 117


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