Santorum, Romney tied in Ohio with 85 pct vote counted

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Posted: Mar 06, 2012 10:58 PM
Santorum, Romney tied in Ohio with 85 pct vote counted

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney were virtually tied in the Ohio Republican presidential primary with 85 percent of the vote counted.

Santorum, a former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, was leading Romney by less than 3,000 votes.

(Reporting by Deborah Charles; Editing by Doina Chiacu)