Early Ohio returns: Romney, Santorum nearly tied

LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press Published:

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are locked in a tight race to win battleground Ohio.

With 10 percent of the precincts reporting, they each have about 38 percent.

Romney earlier won primaries in Massachusetts, Vermont and Virginia. Santorum has won Tennessee and is leading in Oklahoma. Gingrich has won in his home state of Georgia.

Voters across 10 states are choosing among the Republican candidates on Super Tuesday.