April 11, 2010
Romney did not attend the New Orleans conference, instead proceeding with a book tour that took him to New Hampshire on Thursday. Of 1,806 votes cast, Romney had 439 votes to Paul’s 438.
Sarah Palin, a former Alaska governor and the party’s 2008 vice presidential nominee, came third with 330 votes, followed by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at 321.
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