Former Pennsylvania senator, Rick Santorum, had made a surprise after winning the Republican caucus in the three states as well as the Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado on Tuesday. With this victory, Santorum became a serious threat to Mitt Romney, the candidate that expected by many parties will face Barack Obama in the U.S. presidential election in November. Whereas in the elections in four states before, Santorum was in the lowest position.

In his victory speech delivered at the City of Saint Charles, Missouri, Rick Santorum said that he was not as a potential alternative to Mitt Romney. But he claims he is a conservative alternative of Barack Obama. The victory was sweet for Santorum, since the elections in 2008, Romney always won easily in Minnesota and Colorado.

Indeed, elections in three states this will not ensure safe Santorum position in the Republican caucus. However, this result may be a clue to the National Convention which will be held next August in Tampa. The results also heat up the situation ahead of Super Tuesday on 6 March, when 10 states will choose simultaneously.

Santorum is known as a conservative Christian, earned a great victory at Missouri with 55 percent of the vote. This amount is two times more than Romney who just pocketed 25 percent of the vote. In Colorado, Santorum beat Romney with the acquisition of 40 percent of the vote.

While in Minnesota, this 44 years old man gained 45 percent of the vote, beat Romney who dropped to third with 17 percent of the vote. As for who sits in second place, Ron Perry, the governor of Texas with 27 percent of the vote. Romney acknowledged with sincere Santorum's victory. However, Romney acknowledged that he still wants to be nominated for election against Barack Obama in November.

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