Presidential Primary

Landon Peterson peeks out of the voting booth while his mother Meghan votes March 20, 2012 at Christian union Church in Metamora, Illinois. White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyed a big win in President Barack Obama's home state Tuesday as he sought to clinch the Republican nomination and focus on November's general election. Polls across Illinois opened for the state primary at 6:00 am (1100 GMT) with former Massachusetts governor Romney the odds-on favorite to win. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo By: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida House Sets 2016 Presidential Primary Date

The Florida House passed a bill Wednesday, setting the state’s presidential primary date for 2016.

03/11/2015

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2016 Presidential Primary Likely To Be March 15

It’s probably safe to start planning for a March 15 presidential primary in Florida.

CBS Miami–03/03/2015

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GOP Plots New Primary Procedures In 2016

A new set of rules that are poised to be approved by Republicans leaders could once again shake up the presidential primary season.

CBS Miami–01/24/2014

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Top Florida Elections Official Resigns Weeks Before Primary

Just two weeks before Florida’s presidential primary a top state election official has resigned.

CBS4–07/30/2012

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Romney May Put Nomination Away In Wisconsin

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney may be able to finally put away the GOP presidential nomination with a strong showing in Tuesday’s Wisconsin primary.

CBS4–04/02/2012

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Voters Go To The Polls In The “Reddest Of The Red” State

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is hoping his brand of social conservatism will resonate with voters in Oklahoma as they line up to cast their ballots in the Super Tuesday contest.

03/06/2012

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Tennessee Republicans Cast Super Tuesday Ballots

Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum will find out soon if their last minute barnstorming and ad barrage paid off in Tennessee as voters go to the polls to cast their ballots in the Super Tuesday GOP presidential primary.

03/06/2012

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Justice Dept. Inquiry Could Delay FL Presidential Primary

Florida’s August presidential primary could be jeopardy if the Justice Department proceeds with a trial after opposing changes in the state’s voting procedures.

CBS4–03/03/2012

Newt Gingrich at a Tampa rally.  (Source: CBS)

Gingrich Campaign May Challenge Florida Results

In 2000, hanging chads and butterfly ballots threw the presidential election in Florida into chaos. In 2012, a challenge to the state’s early GOP presidential primary could make for some volatility as well.

CBS4–02/02/2012

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Trump Endorses Romney

Real estate tycoon Donald Trump is making waves again in the Republican presidential race, this time it’s his endorsement of fellow multi-millionaire Mitt Romney for president.

CBS4–02/02/2012

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