Romney: $24 million raised in 4th quarter

01/11/2012 12:37 PM

01/11/2012 12:47 PM

Mitt Romney's campaign, fresh off its second straight primary win, announced today that it raised $24 million in the fourth quarter and has raised more than $56 million in the primary.

The campaign said it has more than $19 million cash on hand.

Romney, the former Massachusetts governor, received 39 percent of the vote in New Hampshire on Tuesday night to finish ahead of U.S. Rep. Ron Paul and former Utah governor Jon Huntsman. He won the Iowa caucuses by eight votes over former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum.

Romney has been polling ahead of Santorum and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich in South Carolina.

He will be in Columbia for a 6 p.m. rally at The Hall at Senate’s End, 320 Senate St.

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