Santorum takes Mille Lacs, Sherburne counties

Mille Lacs County Republicans have spoken.

In keeping with state trends, Mille Lacs GOPs chose former U.S. senator Rick Santorum as the winner in the  presidential straw poll caucus  Tuesday (Feb. 8), taking 56 percent of the vote.

Ron Paul was second with 21 percent of the vote. Ginrich was third in 13 percent of the vote. Romney was last with 9 percent. In 2008 Romney had 41 percent of the vote as he won Mille Lacs County.

In Sherburne County it was Santorum in first place with 45 percent of the vote, Paul with 31 percent, Gingrich 14 percent and Romney 8 percent. Over in Benton County Ron Paul won with 53 percent of the vote.

 

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