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Updated: Brookfield, State GOP Voters In Step

The presumptive Republican presidential nominee garnered the support of over two-thirds of Brookfield and Connecticut party members.

Republican Mitt Romney, the presumptive 2012 party nominee for president, won Brookfield handily in Tuesday’s GOP primary with 66.5 percent of the vote.

Brookfield's results closely mirrored the state's, with Romney gaining 68.4 percent of the vote state wide, according to NPR, and the other candidates all falling within less than 1 point of Brookfield Republican voters.

Romney garnered 371 votes in Brookfield, with 137 coming from District I, (HHES) and 234 from District II, (BHS).

Ron Paul came in second with 79 votes (DI: 34; DII: 45), or 14.2 percent; Newt Gingrich third with 57 votes (DI: 22; DII: 35), or 10.2 percent; Rick Santorum fourth with 40 votes (DI: 20; DII: 20), 7.2 percent; and Uncommitted last with 11 votes (DI: 2; DII: 9), just under 2 percent.

The state followed Brookfield's lead down the ballot. Paul finished second with 13.5 percent (7,940 votes), Gingrich third with 10.3 percent (6,054) and Santorum fourth with 6.9 percent (4,046).

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With almost all of Romney's opponents now out of the race, turnout for the primary was low. The 558 votes recorded represent only 15.4 percent of the town's 3,615 registered Republicans, however that number is not much lower than .

The next major decision in the Republican race will be choosing Romney's running mate, which likely will not be made until closer to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL August 27-30. Weigh in:

Diogenes April 25, 2012 at 01:08 AM
How can a true conservative support this elitist, flip-flopping harvard educated snob?
John Hawley April 25, 2012 at 01:41 PM
Well, you had better think about it or we will have four more years of a worse elitist, flip-flopping Harvard-educated socialist snob
Michael Gianfranceschi April 25, 2012 at 10:58 PM
i hear ya, but personally I think another four years of obama will ruin this country with no hope for a comeback
Lucia July 01, 2012 at 03:00 PM
Here is just a short list of Obama’s Failures: Hawaii is in Asia; Passing on the keystone pipeline; Touts a Green Energy Company as exemplary that fails a year later; Using the Gulf Oil Spill to promote Green Energy – instead of cleaning it up; Pulling out of Iraq with no clear victory over insurgent forces; Trying to re-write history through speeches with inaccurate information (i.e. Statue of Liberty); Getting a Nobel Prize for being the most ineffective President in history othough some say it was for his pigment; Putting all legislation on the Internet for five days before it comes to a vote; Returning the bust of Churchill to the Brits; .Giving a collection of DVDs to the British PM; Denying the notion of American Exceptionalism; Promising to close Gitmo; Naming numerous Communists/Socialists/Progressives to his various Czar positions and watching them scurry for cover when Beck begins to call them out, forcing them to resign; The midterm elections, which Obama himself called a shellacking; Prediction that stimulus would ensure that unemployment doesn’t exceed 8%; Bowing to just about everybody; Amnesty for illegal aliens to increase the population of voters for Democrat elections; 57 states.; Obama to Medvedev "give me space I will have more flexibility after my election". What next?

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