Clinton, Huckabee prevail in Tenn.
Feb 06,2008 00:00
NASHVILLE - Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Mike Huckabee won Tennessee's Super Tuesday primaries.
A record 320,000 Tennesseans voted early, and voter turnout Tuesday at the polls could beat the state's record of 830,000 in 1988 when Al Gore was on the presidential ballot for the first time, The City Paper reported in Nashville.
Up for grabs in Tennessee is 68 delegates for the Democrats and 52 for the Republicans.
The University of Tennessee's Web site said Huckabee officially won the Tennessee Republican primary, narrowly defeating John McCain.
Huckabee won 34 percent of the vote to McCain's finished 32 percent. Mitt Romney was third with 24 percent of the vote; Ron Paul fourth with 6 percent.
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