JUNEAU — Ballots from Tuesday’s GOP presidential poll in Alaska are still being counted but state Republican Party Chairman Randy Ruedrich said Wednesday that he doesn’t expect the outcome to change.
Mitt Romney emerged from Tuesday night with 4,285 votes, or 32 percent; Rick Santorum had 3,860 votes, or 29 percent. Ron Paul, the only candidate to personally visit Alaska ahead of the vote, finished third, with 3,175 votes, or 24 percent. Newt Gingrich placed fourth, with 1,865 votes, or 14 percent. Thirty-four voters were uncommitted.