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Mitt wins Catholic vote in Florida

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TAMPA, FL.--Florida primary winner Mitt Romney, a Mormon, won the Catholic vote in Florida-over Catholic rivals, according to the exit poll.

The exit poll showed the Republican primary electorate was 58 percent Protestant, 32 percent Catholic and 7 percent Jewish.

Romney was backed by 42 percent of the Protestants compared to 36 percent for Gingrich; he was supported by 56 percent of Catholics to 30 percent for Gingrich.

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