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4:45 p.m. Last polls close in Massachusetts at 7:00 p.m. CST. The Democrats will allocate 93 of its 121 convention delegates proportionally from the primary vote today: 61 delegates are based on the vote in each of the state's 10 Congressional districts, while 32 delegates are allocated based on the statewide vote.

Republicans will allocate 40 of 43 of its convention delegates today; 30 delegates are allocated proportionally to candidates receiving at least 15 percent of the vote, while 10 delegates are allocated to the candidates based on the primary statewide vote.

7:00 p.m. NBC News projects Romney the winner in his home state of Massachusetts.

7:45 p.m. Democratic (7% reporting)
Clinton = 54%
Obama = 43%

7:51 p.m. Fox News has called the Massachusetts race for Hillary Clinton.

10:12 a.m. The final numbers from Massachusetts:
Democratic (100% reporting)
Clinton = 56%
Obama = 41%
Edwards = 2%
No preference = 1%

Republican (100% reporting)
Romney = 51%
McCain = 41%
Huckabee = 4%
Paul = 3%
Giuliani = 1%

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