Race for the White House reaches East Tennessee

Knoxville, TN (WVLT) - Most of the Republican candidates for President will campaign today in states up for grabs next week during Super Tuesday.

Mitt Romney heads to Ohio and Rick Santorum is making a stop right here in Knoxville.

He'll attend a "Rally for Rick." That's at Crown College at 1700 West Beaver Creek Drive in Powell. The rally begins at noon.

Santorum is the first candidate to make a stop in Knoxville this year.

Meanwhile, Mitt Romney is the projected winner of primaries in Michigan and Arizona, giving him a sweep of Tuesdays two contests vital to his campaign for the Republican Presidential Nomination.

Romney will get all 29 delegates in Arizona and a proportionate number of the 30 convention delegates up for grabs in Michigan.

March sixth are the next contests when 437 delegates in 10 states will be at stake.


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