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Fla Cain supporters moving to Gingrich



A new political race has begun: the Herman Cain primary.

The implosion of the one-time Republican presidential frontrunner leaves his voters — and his political organization — up for grabs.

Right now, national and Florida polls show that Newt Gingrich is benefiting most. He's also trying to pick up some of Cain's campaign team.

But nothing's certain in a race in which there have already been five frontrunners.

"If I had to vote today, I'd vote for Ron Paul," said Francisco Gonzalez, a Tallahassee Republican who was part of the conservative tide that elevated Cain to top-tier status in the Republican Party of Florida's Presidency 5 straw poll in September.

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[Last modified: Tuesday, December 6, 2011 7:57am]


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