Rick Santorum Wins Alabama and Mississippi

Posted on March 13, 2012

Rick Santorum added two big wins today in the South. Santorum won both Alabama and Mississippi. In Alabama, Santorum had 35% of the vote, while Gingrich and Romney had 29% each. In Mississippi, Santorum captured 33% of the vote, while Gingrich had 31% and Romney had 30%. The wins did not do much to change Romney's large delegates lead. Newt Gingrich renewed his vow to stay in the race today.

Brian Montopoli, Senior Political Reporter for CBSNews.com, says it wasn't a bad night for Romney percentage wise, but he still got third places in both states. Montopoli also notes that Gingrich has lost 23 out of 25 states. Take a look: