Romney wins Puerto Rico primary

Both Santorum and Romney visited the island looking for votes, but Santorum's published quote about residents being required to adopt English as its primary language before statehood did not endear him to the Spanish speaking Puerto Ricans. He claims to have been misrepresented. That doesn't matter because the quote echoes what many GOP lawmakers have been saying anyway. Romney was able to win more than 50% of the vote which means he will receive all 20 delegates available. Politico: Mitt Romney handily beat Rick Santorum in Puerto Rico's presidential primary, the Associated Press reported on Sunday night. Romney's victory was so convincing that he took all 20 of the island's delegates because he scored more than 50 percent of the vote. Enrique Melendez, the Republican representative on the Puerto Rican state electoral commission, confirmed to the AP that Romney "won the Puerto Rican primary by a huge margin and we are granting him the 20 delegates." The former Massachusetts...(Read Full Post)