Only 2,382 Wellesley residents cast their votes for a GOP candidate in yesterday’s presidential primary election, and 82 percent of the ballots went to Mitt Romney.
Romney got 1,974 votes in yesterday’s election, according to numbers provided by Town Clerk Kathleen Nagle after polls closed Tuesday.
Ron Paul finished second with 166 votes, and Rick Santorum came in third with 151.
Romney’s numbers in Wellesley are reflective of how Massachusetts voted for the state’s former governor. He won decisively getting 72 percent of the vote in the state.
Both Romney and Santorum won three states each by 11:30 p.m. Tuesday with Ohio still up for grabs.