TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Florida’s time has come. Registered Republicans vote today for their Presidential preference. They will choose one of the final four running; Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul or Rick Santorum.
Mitt Romney seeks to tighten his grip on the Republican presidential nomination.
Newt Gingrich reset the race by scoring an overwhelming victory in South Carolina. But in the 10 days since, the GOP contest has turned increasingly hostile. And the polls have swung decidedly in Romney’s direction.
The former Massachusetts governor enters the day as the heavy favorite in the winner-take-all primary, the final contest in a month of high-stakes elections in which Romney claimed one win and two second-place finishes so far.
The polls open at 7 a.m. across Florida, where Romney was increasingly optimistic while campaigning in recent days.
Gingrich has acknowledged that his momentum had been checked but is promising not to back down.
Where do you go to vote? Find out – click on your counties website:
Pinellas County – http://www.votepinellas.com/
Hillsborough County – http://votehillsborough.org/?id=3
Hernando County – http://www.hernandovotes.com/?id=74
Pasco County – http://pascovotes.com/
Manatee County – http://www.votemanatee.com/
Sarasota County – http://www.srqelections.com/
Citrus County – http://www.votecitrus.com/index.php?id=15
Polk County – http://www.polkelections.com/content.asp?c=12