Florida Republican Primary
Newt Gingrich came into the Florida Primary race with plenty of momentum after easily defeating Mitt Romney in South Carolina. But Gingrich has stumbled badly and it is projected by several news organizations that he will lose Florida’s primary.
After roughly a week of hard campaigning, election day has finally arrived in the Sunshine State.
Despite sagging poll numbers and a growing financial gap, Newt Gingrich and his supporters are not ready to throw in the towel just yet.
Mitt Romney came into Florida needing a big rebound in the Sunshine State after getting drubbed in South Carolina; and based on the latest Quinnipiac University poll, he’s poised to win Florida easily.
Based on early voting numbers statewide, it looks like Florida Republicans are coming out in droves to determine who will face President Barack Obama in November.
For the second time in as many days, a daily tracking poll from Public Policy Polling showed Mitt Romney maintaining his lead over his closest rival, Newt Gingrich.
With the clock ticking down to the Florida primary, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney spent his last full day of campaigning in the northeastern part of the state.
Newt Gingrich has been taking flak from all sides of the conservative movement as his campaign got stronger after South Carolina. But, he’s getting a helping hand from an unlikely source that never shies away from controversy.
Senator Marco Rubio has done his best to stay neutral during the early stages of the 2012 Republican primary, but he’s generating plenty of buzz and made an early appearance at the Hispanic Leadership Conference.
Fresh off a rough debate performance Thursday night in Jacksonville; Newt Gingrich returned to South Florida Friday morning to try and whip up Latino support for Tuesday’s Florida GOP primary.