Nevada results

41% precincts reported
Mitt Romney
6,620 votes
Newt Gingrich
4,171 votes
Ron Paul
2,886 votes
Rick Santorum
2,079 votes

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Romney wins in Nevada

Mitt Romney notched his campaign’s second straight victory, while Newt Gingrich reiterated he would stay in the race until the Republican convention in August.

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney holds a Caucus election night at Red Rock Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 4, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

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Mitt Romney celebrated his victory in the Nevada Republican caucuses with a rally at the Red Rock Casino in Las Vegas tonight.

LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 04: Supporters react as the Nevada caucus race is called for Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney during an election party at the Red Rock Casino February 4, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to early results, Romney defeated former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum and U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) to win the Nevada caucus. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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Romney supporters cheered in Las Vegas when he was announced as the projected winner of today's Republican caucuses in Nevada.

LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 04: Republican presidential candidate, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich speaks at a news conference at The Venetian on February 4, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to early results, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney defeated Gingrich, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum and U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) to win the Nevada caucus. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

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Amid rumors that he was set to drop out of the race, Newt Gingrich reiterated that he would battle on.

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum speaks at a campaign rally at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado February 4, 2012. REUTERS/Nathan Armes (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS HEADSHOT)


Rick Santorum traveled to Minnesota and was looking for a strong showing in Tuesday's non-binding primary, in which Gingrich will not participate.

Evan Munn gives a speech in support of Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, at a Nevada Republican Caucus meeting, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at Billinghurst Middle School in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)


Evan Munn gave a speech in support of Ron Paul at a caucus meeting in Reno, Nev.

Participants count ballots during a Republican caucus at a high school in Las Vegas, Nevada February 4, 2012. REUTERS/Eric Thayer (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)


Ballots were cast today at a high school in Las Vegas, Nev.

Jan White, left, Brenda Robertson, center, and Janet Freixas, right, count paper ballots at the headquarters of the Douglas County Republican Party, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, in Minden, Nev., following county-wide Nevada caucus meetings. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)


Workers counted ballots today at the headquarters of the Douglas County Republican Party in Minden, Nev.

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