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Final Georgia, Hawaii tallies add to Romney, Gingrich delegate totals

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER
March 18, 2012

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney addresses the crowd during a campaign stop Saturday, March 17, 2012 in Collinsville, Ill. Romney wrapped up a shortened campaign trip to Puerto Rico on Saturday in favor of spending more time in Illinois, where polls have shown him slightly ahead of chief rival Rick Santorum. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Heading into Sunday’s presidential primary in Puerto Rico, all four GOP hopefuls added delegates when results were finalized from contests that happened days ago.

Mitt Romney added six delegates from Georgia’s March 6 primary and Newt Gingrich added five. In Hawaii, which voted last week, Ron Paul added two delegates and Rick Santorum added one.

The Georgia GOP says the final tally is Gingrich with 52 delegates, Romney with 21 and Santorum with three.

The Hawaii GOP says the final tally is Romney with nine delegates, Santorum with five and Paul with, three.

Romney leads the overall race for delegates with 501. Santorum has 253, Gingrich has 136 and Paul has 50. It takes 1,144 delegates to win the nomination.

There are 20 delegates up for grabs in Puerto Rico.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press

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