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Gingrich to challenge Florida primary results

If you were thinking the Florida primary was a remarkably orderly process, compared to the usual mad chaos associated with the Sunshine State… well, it might not be over yet.

According to a Fox News report, the Gingrich campaign is challenging the results of the Florida primary, based on party rules that state winner-take-all primaries cannot be held before April 1st, 2012. Florida already sacrificed half of its delegates by moving its primary to February.

Now the Gingrich campaign is saying it cannot award all 50 of the remaining delegates to Romney, who had the highest vote total. Instead, delegates would have to be awarded proportionally. That would give Romney 23 delegates, Gingrich 16, Rick Santorum 7, and Ron Paul 4.

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