The former Massachusetts governor becomes one of just three winners in 100 years of the primary to fail to reach the 50 percent mark.
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Allen West, Joe Walsh, Tim Scott, and Sean Duffy are the most covered U.S. House freshmen of 2011.
New Mexico, Alaska, and Indiana have provided the tightest gubernatorial races in the nation since 1900; over the last three decades: Mississippi, Illinois, and Virginia
5:02 p.m. Last polls close in Illinois at 7:00 p.m. CST. The Democrats will allocate 153 of its 185 convention delegates proportionally from the primary vote today: 100 are allocated based on the state’s 19 Congressional districts, while 53 are…