Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Florida election results

  • Another week, another GOP presidential primary in the bag, this one perhaps set to resonate more than the contests before it. Florida broke the presidential primary rules by scheduling its winner-take-all contest for the last Tuesday of January.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • (Both Paul and Santorum held election night events in Las Vegas significantly influenced the decision-making of Floridas voters. Update 8:45 p.m. ET: Story updated to reflect new vote results and Romneys victory speech. Update 9:08 p.m.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • We curate the latest on the evening of Mitt Romneys victory in the Sunshine State. Full results can be viewed at the Florida Election Watch site maintained by the Florida Department of State Division of Elections. 9:10 p.m.
  • (Atlantic Online)
  • While the GOP race grabbed the most attention this Election Day, there were plenty of other races around Southwest Florida as well! In Bonita Springs Tuesday night, incumbent Ben Nelson Jr. retained his mayoral seat with 65-percent of the vote.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • (CNN) - Floridas closely watched junior senator said Tuesday his states primary election would determine the eventual 6 p.m. ET for CNNs live coverage of the Florida primary results and follow real-time results on CNNPolitics.
  • (CNN)
  • The Florida GOP presidential primary is the fourth Republican contest of the year. Sign up for Breaking News Email Newsletters and get an email right in your inbox when the Florida Presidential Primary winner is declared.
  • (News Channel 2000)
  • Thank you FL! an exuberant Romney tweeted minutes after the race was called.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Because the Florida Panhandle is in the Central time zone, a result will not be called by the Associated Press or television networks until 8 p.m. Eastern, even though results will be coming in from the rest of the state.
  • (Sun Sentinel)
  • Look for national polls to follow the Florida results and start to show Romney getting separation so a return to general election campaigning and an articulation of his rationale for running should be a boost in this area.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Because Huhn did not win a 50 percent plus 1 majority, she will face Halpern again in a run-off election March 13 an engineer and faculty researcher at the University of South Floridas College of Marine Science.
  • (St. Petersburg Times)

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