Clark County ballots only half counted |

Clark County ballots only half counted

Staff Reports

According to the Nevada Republican Party’s Web site only half of the ballots in Nevada’s largest county have been counted.

The last Twitter update on the party’s site occurred at about 4 a.m.

Favorite, former Gov. Mitt Romney had a substantial lead when counting stopped with 57.4 percent of the vote. Ron Paul was second with 1,715 votes, or 19.2 percent and Gingrich was third with 1,416 votes or 15.8 percent. Rick Santorum was last with 7.3 percent of the vote.

Those percentages follow most of the rest of the state. Nye and Esmeralda counties were won by Ron Paul, Mineral County by Gingrich.