Technically, Republican presidential hopeful Romney won Super Tuesday by accumulating the most delegates and maintained his place in the front of the pack. However, Rick Santorum’s campaign exceeded expectations and confirmed that the GOP nominating contest is far from over.
Exit polls confirm the same story we have been telling since the first primary in New Hampshire: Romney garners no enthusiasm and fails to win among evangelicals, southerners and middle-income Americans.
All eyes were on the contest between Romney and Santorum in Ohio, a state often considered a bellwether for the rest of the country. Although Romney won by the tiniest of margins, Santorum proved that he has the strong support of middle-class voters in the heartland. In Ohio, Santorum won among those that make less than $100,000 per year, evangelicals and non-college graduates. Read