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Romney and Gingrich in the outcome Romney is in the Florida orange Gingrich is in the -- I think we will call it this is where Gingrich is strength came -- and a lot of these areas are evangelical.
Voters there are strong conservatives they are southern voters as well.
Bump -- up against his home state of Georgia and that's where he's gonna start making his case as to why he she continued during this battle throughout the month.
February and march and perhaps beyond Romney's -- -- do you see where he dominated really in the central part of the state and also.
And the southeastern part of the state -- find so many votes what is next now on the calendar.
As we look ahead to the month of February.
This is where we are right now okay we're defender in the first of February this Saturday in Nevada.
That's the caucus in Nevada than a few more mixed in over the coming weeks after that this is a big -- down here this is Arizona in Michigan.
On the -- that -- where there's a primary votes in both states and that will be significant to see.
Or rather how Gingrich.
That lead back and ever get a -- right now five weeks from yesterday's Super Tuesday.
This is the big marker on the calendar ten states on that day that include Georgia which is Gingrich's home state.
Massachusetts which is Romney's home state also you have Tennessean there Ohio.
And also Virginia were Newt Gingrich is not on the ballot in that state.
So this map that we saw yesterday may or may not change.
Depending on what happens over the coming five weeks now so we've got were often run in here.
How does that Florida points change all the landscape for the candidates John Roberts is tracking that down he's live in Las Vegas -- -- John good morning.
Hey good morning to you billion ads the first in the west competition here in the Republican nomination the caucuses coming up on Saturday.
This is a state that Mitt Romney won in one big back in 2008 with 51% of the vote but guess who came second John McCain know.
Ron Paul came second and it's expected to Ron Paul is going to do even better this time around that he did four years ago -- really this is turning into a two man race here in the server state.
Between Mitt Romney and Ron Paul what are the big issues at stake here well there -- for them.
Jobs jobs jobs.
And the housing crisis this is a state that was one of the fastest growing in the nation now people can't get out here fast did it because it just cannot find work.
David Gibbs is the Clark County GOP chairman here's what he told me about the issues.
It's the 14% unemployment rate here.
It's the home values as the foreclosures.
It's the lack of progress on jobs nationwide its lack of progress of -- -- spending under control.
It's the increase in regulation and Keith -- mean stifling businesses.
Yeah well you know the -- unemployment rate has gotten marginally better here in Nevada standout at twelve point 6% in the month of December.
But you know this is a town here in Las Vegas it was really built on construction and construction here bill has virtually dried up all those big casinos all those big developments that we're going in.
No work being done on them or how would you describe it that profile for the politics of Nevada today that John.
You know bill there really are three distinct groups.
That operate here -- -- when it comes to the electorate the you've got to reach out to those are establishment conservatives.
There libertarian minded people you know this is the west after all very independent minded small government do it for yourself take -- yourself -- -- family head -- look after god is well and then there are the Tea Party folks the once you propel Sharon angles.
Good run for the senate back in 240 -- they're very strong here it expected to go very strong for Ron Paul.
In addition there are some subgroups large Hispanic population here and this is substantial population.
-- -- more of the university of Las Vegas told me about them.
Are about 11% of the population but in the Republican primary they may be a -- quarter of the voters here in with.
Is various important remember here is they have very very high turnout rates.
-- -- -- rates -- seventy to 75%.
Which divorce is pretty much unheard of -- any primary contest.
-- captured the bulk of them in 2008 Ron Paul really making a play for them this year bill from the silver state John Roberts this morning in Vegas thank you John talk to you soon.
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