Romney wins New Hampshire

Mitt Romney has won the New Hampshire primary, he now faces the South Carolina primary:

One day after a solid victory in New Hampshire, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney faces a critical test in South Carolina as he seeks to convince conservative voters that he is their best bet to defeat Democratic President Barack Obama.

Romney took a crucial step toward the Republican nomination on Tuesday (local time) with his win in New Hampshire, the second contest in the state-by-state battle for the Republican nomination. He won 39 per cent of the vote and was well ahead of his nearest rival.

Now some of you may be confused by all this talk about primaries, here is an explanation about the while process that is easy to understand:

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