New Hampshire Conservatives Question Mitt Romney Victory

01/10/2012 10:00 pm ET
  • Kyle Stucker Bedford Patch

Jack Kimball, the former head of the state GOP, said he was "not surprised" at the win, although he said that didn't stop the timing of the outcome - declared at 8 p.m. with only 9 percent of the precincts reporting - and the outcome itself from being a "disappointment."

"It's not a healthy victory," said Kimball, a Newt Gingrich supporter. "There's still room here. Romney may have won here tonight, but it's not a healthy victory. He really didn"t close a deal here yet.

"If Mitt comes out with only a 10-point win, it's not that substantial. There's still some wiggle room now."

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