Sunday night, with 61% of ballots counted, MittRomney won the primary in Puerto Rico with 83% of the vote, 20 delegates to the national convention thatwill nominate the Republican candidate in late Augustin Tampa, Florida. He consolidated his lead over his rival Rick Santorum, but expects the crucial Illinoisprimary, scheduled for Tuesday to establish its position as the Republican nominee.
Before the Puerto Rico primary, Mitt Romney had the support of 501 delegates, more than all his rivalscombined. Rick Santorum was second with 253delegates, 136 against and 50 for Newt Gingrich forthe Texan Ron Paul, according to projections from the Associated Press.
To ensure the inauguration of the Grand Old Party(GOP), we must cast the votes of 1,144 delegates who will nominate the Republican candidate for presidentBarack Obama facing out.