Many southeast Michigan communities report low voter turnout as polls close.
Update, 10:24 p.m.: The Associated Press and NBC have declared Mitt Romney the winner of the Michigan primary. Romney performed well in southeastern Michigan, particularly in Macomb and Oakland counties. With 76 percent of the precincts reporting in Macomb, Romney had 43 percent of the vote compared to 34.8 percent for Santorum. Update, 9:58 p.m.: Mitt Romney has won the Republican primary in Arizona, according to the Huffington Post. The victory garners him 29 new delegates on his quest to gain his party's nomination for president. Meanwhile, it's too close to call in Michigan, according to the Detroit Free Press. Romney and Rick Santorum are in a dead heat, with about 38% of precincts reporting. Both men have made several stops in …
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Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Today is primary day in Michigan, when voters mark their ballots with their choice for who should run for president of the United States in November. Republican hopefuls Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum headed into Tuesday's primary race neck and neck, trailed by several other candidates on the GOP ticket. President Barack Obama is the sole candidate on the Democrats' ballot. The Dems will caucus for their candidate May 5. There are some local issues on the ballots, too, such as a school bond proposal in Ferndale and a millage request in Clawson. We want to know how you voted and why and what's going on at the polls, campaign headquarters and at results-watching parties. Give us your thoughts, talk amongst yourselves, share some photos in …