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Smart Politics will blog live Tuesday night as the Florida primary results come in. The focus will be on the Republican primary, as no delegates will be awarded on the Democratic side.

In addition to real-time reporting of results and media watchdog commentary, Smart Politics will examine the impact of Flordia's GOP results on next week's Super Tuesday races.

Live blogging will commence at 6 p.m. CST when polls close in most of the state.

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  • John McCain is projected to win Ohio, which closed about half an hour ago. Clinton and Obama are in a close race, according to CNN, but exit polls seems to suggest that Clinton will pull ahead: according to the question “Who is Most Qualified to be Commander-in-Chief?, 57% responded Clinton. That question is usually a fairly good predictor of who wins the state. Clinton also seemed to pick up the support of last-minute voters. So, that, coupled with state polls that showed Clinton ahead, I think she will be able to take that state.
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