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New Hampshire Primary Update: Gingrich In Fourth, Santorum In Fifth



Earlier today it was reported that the final tally had Rick Santorum winning the Iowa Caucus. On election night Mitt Romney had won that race by 8 votes. In another development, after on election night when Rick Santorum came in in forth place and Newt Gingrich in fifth, today it is reported that once again Santorum has switched places, only this time moving down.

CNN reports

Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum have flipped spots again in the tally of New Hampshire ballots.

The New Hampshire Secretary of State’s office released updated vote totals Thursday showing Gingrich jumping back into fourth and Santorum dropping to fifth. Numbers announced Wednesday had Santorum in fourth and Gingrich in fifth.

Gingrich had 23,421 votes in the latest count, and Santorum had 23,405. Both stood at 9.4% of the vote total, meaning neither qualifies for any delegates from the Granite State.

New Hampshire held its primary January 10. Mitt Romney won the primary with 39.3% of the vote, followed by Ron Paul at 22.9% and Jon Huntsman at 16.9%.