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photoSunny skies today with temperatures in the 70s in Miami as Floridians go to the polls in the presidential primary. With John Kerry now the presumptive nominee, the question isn't who wins Florida's presidential primary but what impact the bruising 2000 punch-card fiasco has on the psyche of Floridians four years on. Is there a big political chill peeking through the sun? Are voters revved up or giving up on the political process?

The Florida primary is bringing out the pollsters and pundits, and we're going to tap into the Sunshine State with some of the state's top political watchers and famous citizens.

Guests:

Marie Speed, Group Editor Boca Raton Magazine

Michael Mayo, Metro Columnist The South Florida Sun Sentinel

Susan McManus, professor of political science at The University of South Florida, author of "Florida Politics: Ten Media Markets, One Powerful State"

Lance deHaven Smith,Political Scientist at Florida State University, author of "The Florida Voters."

This program aired on March 9, 2004.

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