Former Massachusetts governorwon Saturday's party conferences (caucuses) Republican Party (GOP) in Washington - told representatives of the state GOP structures.
As he said the state Republican Party structures Kirby Wilbur, the conversion results of the election with 60 percent of the districts, Romney received about 37 percent of the vote. His rivals - Texas Congressmanand former senator won in 24 percent of the vote. Former Chairman of the House of Representatives was far behind with about 11 percent of the vote.
It was the fourth consecutive victory of Romney, which strengthened its class free trade president in the race for the nomination, for the presidential candidate of the Republican Party.
In a published statement, Romney said that his victory means that voters "do not want a veteran Washington at the White House." - They need a conservative businessman who understands the private sector and knows how to remove the federal government out, of the way so that the economy can grow rapidly again - he added.
Voting in located, in the northwest U.S. department, of Washington, had held for 3 days before the so-called. Super - Tuesday (6 March), when the primaries in ten states may largely determine which candidate the GOP will compete in November with President Barack Obama, for the highest office in the U.S.. According to Wilbur, mobilized many voters to cast votes.
In Washington, Republicans involve both social conventions and primaries, but this year the state authorities canceled the primaries, for economic reasons. Candidates fight for the votes of 43 delegates, the state of Washington will provide a general GOP convention.
The Republican candidate for party nomination must secure the votes of delegates in 1144. In the next "Super Tuesday" will be at stake voices 419 delegates. Romney, Santorum and Gingrich, without waiting for the results, of the vote, in Washington state on Saturday, ran a campaign in Ohio, the most important of the states. That hold primaries, your most recently six months.