Romney leads Santorum by 5,000 votes in Ohio, 87 pct vote

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Posted: Mar 06, 2012 11:23 PM
Romney leads Santorum by 5,000 votes in Ohio, 87 pct vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mitt Romney took a lead of about 5,000 votes over Rick Santorum in the Republican presidential primary in Ohio - the most closely watched state voting on Super Tuesday - with 87 percent of the vote counted.

(Reporting by Deborah Charles; Editing by Vicki Allen)