View Full Version : Romney eyes second straight win in Nevada, rivals look to upcoming contests

02-04-2012, 07:17 PM
After a string of hard-fought elections, Mitt Romney was looking to sail to a relatively smooth victory Saturday in the Nevada presidential caucuses -- as Newt Gingrich and the rest of the Republican field turned their attention to the contests ahead.

Nevada offers a modest delegate haul, but would provide the first back-to-back win of the Republican nomination battle if Romney's lead in the polls holds through Saturday night.

The state is worth 28 convention delegates. Romney so far is leading the field with 87, followed by Gingrich with 26, Rick Santorum with 14 and Ron Paul with four. It takes 1,144 delegates to win.

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