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Santorum wins Tennessee

Republican presidential candidate former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks at the First National Bank Exhibition Hall in Loveland, Colo., Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Republican presidential candidate former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks at the First National Bank Exhibition Hall in Loveland, Colo., Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

WASHINGTON — Rick Santorum has won the Republican presidential primary in Tennessee.

Mitt Romney earlier won primaries in Massachusetts, Vermont and Virginia. Newt Gingrich has won in his home state of Georgia.

Voters across 10 states are choosing among the Republican candidates on Super Tuesday. Romney and Rick Santorum are in a close contest in Ohio as early returns come in.