BBC Home
Explore the BBC
BBC News
Launch consoleBBC NEWS CHANNEL
Last Updated: Wednesday, 30 January 2008, 04:26 GMT
In pictures: McCain's Florida win

John McCain

Senator John McCain won the Republican primary in Florida, putting him in pole position to become the party's presidential candidate in November.

Mitt Romney

Ex-Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney came in a close second behind Mr McCain.

Rudy Giuliani

Ex-New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, the former Republican front-runner, trailed in third place, leading experts to predict that he would withdraw from the race and endorse Mr McCain.

Mike Huckabee

Ex-Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee vowed to fight on, after taking fourth place in the contest.

Hillary Clinton

Senator Hillary Clinton won the state's Democratic election, although the poll will not count towards the nomination after a party row over scheduling.

Voters in Coral Gables, Florida, at a polling station on Tuesday 29 January 2008

Election officials announced a high turnout in both parties' contests, with some three million voters taking part, more than in 2004 and 2000.

Select from the list below to view state level results.

Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit


Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific