Some McCain supporters move to Huckabee, thwarting Romney.
Huckabee 52, Romney 47. Read more here.
Romney had led after first round of voting.
Response from Romney campaign manager Myers: “Unfortunately, this is what Senator McCain’s inside Washington ways look like: he cut a backroom deal with the tax-and-spend candidate he thought could best stop Governor Romney’s campaign of conservative change.” Read full statement.
Huckabee camp criticizes Romney for “whining” about loss.