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About that Romney Win in Maine…
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The Bangor Daily News is reporting that the Maine Republican Party is facing increasing pressure to reconsider its claim that Mitt Romney won the state’s caucuses until all the votes are counted. (Hat tip: Taegan Goddard.) Some caucuses were postponed due to snow and told that they won’t count in the final tally; towns that had their caucuses before February 11 were also inexplicably not counted.

The Bangor paper quotes a political science professor as saying “It sure looks like they counted what they wanted to count.” It is by no means clear that the missing votes would be enough to change the outcome, but even Republicans who didn’t support runner-up Ron Paul are concerned about the perceptions created by the state party’s handling of the caucuses.

UPDATE: Maine GOP says Romney win will stand “for now.”

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