Santorum Takes 91 of 95 Counties

GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum won nearly every county in Tennessee on Super Tuesday. However Davidson and Williamson counties narrowly went to Mitt Romney.

Some of Romney’s biggest supporters in the state are business executives, such as Governor Bill Haslam who ran Pilot Travel Centers. Raymond Hunter of Nashville’s Oak Hill community retired from Genesco.

“We need someone who has run something, been responsible for the bottom line. The current regime hasn’t.”

Hunter says he can get behind whoever the GOP nominee is, but he was hoping that Romney would have a more decisive night.

Of Tennessee’s 95 counties, Romney also won Loudon, outside of Knoxville. Newt Gingrich picked up Marion County along the Georgia border. But in determining how to split up the state’s delegates, county numbers are less important than Congressional District totals, which the state party is still calculating.


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