Florida Primary 2012: Check Live Results Here
Florida Primary is on January 31, 2012. Check Here for FL Primary Results as They Come In
The Florida primary is the third primary of Election 2012, and it takes place on January 31. Polls are open at 7am ET and close at 7pm ET. Find your polling place here.
You can follow the live results from the Florida Primary as they come in via the links below. So far, voters aren't exactly turning up in enthusiastic droves: The Telegraph is reporting near-empty polling places across Florida. Early returns suggest a Mitt Romney victory.
- Florida Primary Election Results 2012 (Live)
- Florida Primary 2012 Coverage: CNN
- FL Primary Coverage: The Telegraph
- Follow GOP Debate on Twitter: #tcot
Residents: note that you need photo ID to vote in the Florida primary.
Republican Candidates: Florida Primary 2012
The Republican Primary candidates, in order of average poll position as determined by RCP:
- Newt Gingrich
- Mitt Romney
- Rick Santorum
- Ron Paul
Mitt Romney is expected to win the Florida primary, despite Newt Gingrich literally promising Florida voters the Moon. Romney has been campaigning in Florida with Sen. John McCain, who beat him for the 2008 Republican nomination.
Ron Paul, who didn't campaign in Florida at all, is coming in behind the two frontrunners, followed by Rick Santorum.
Florida has... shall we say... a bit of a history with election shenanigans, so go ahead and bookmark the Florida Division of Elections' Election Fraud information page.