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Santorum edges Romney in Iowa after all

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DES MOINES, Iowa (WKOW) -- Rick Santorum won the Iowa caucuses by at least 34 votes, according to certified vote totals.

The Des Moines Register is reporting that GOP officials discovered inaccuracies in 131 precincts. Mitt Romney was declared the winner the morning after the caucuses, by just eight votes. The report also says the results from eight precincts are missing and may never be confirmed.

In a written statement, Romney acknowledged Santorum's "strong performance" in the state. The former Massachusetts governor is the current front-runner in the race for the GOP. The vote totals will be officially announced Thursday morning at the Republican Party headquarters near the Statehouse in Des Moines.

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