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Voters cast their ballots in the Alabama primary at the Vaughn Park Church of Christ precinct in Montgomery on March 13, 2012.
A woman feeds her completed ballot into an electronic reader at the Vaughn Park Church of Christ precinct on Tuesday.
The JacksonChannel.com reports: Tuesday's Deep South primaries could answer questions for all three Republican presidential candidates.
Polls are open in Mississippi and Alabama as Mitt Romney tries to make a southern breakthrough. At the same time, Newt Gingrich is seen as needing wins to stay in the race while Rick Santorum looks for a knock-out blow against Gingrich. Santorum wants to go one-on-one with Romney.
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