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Minnesota Republican caucuses: How to follow them

Minnesota, like Colorado is hosting its Republican presidential caucus on Tuesday.

View Photo Gallery: Patriotic glasses, candidate cutouts, and buttons and signs galore: Voters attend the GOP presidential contenders’ events with hard-to-miss tokens of support.

Minnesota gets 40 delegates to the Republican National Convention, but the caucuses are non-binding, so they will not be awarded Tuesday night. But there are still some interesting things to watch in the contest there, Rachel Weiner writes. Here are the details on how to follow the Minnesota caucuses.

What is the schedule? 

The Minnesota caucuses start at 8 p.m. ET, according to the AP, with results expected by 8:45 p.m. 

There will be no exit or entrance polls.

How can I follow the results? 

We’ll host a live-blog with news, video, photos and results in Election 2012. Use our Minnesota caucus tracker to see the political geography of the state, find delegate allocations and track live results.

How can I follow the caucuses on social media

Use the hashtag #MNCaucus to join the conversation on Twitter, or follow this list from @PostPolitics to get updates from our team as well as other reporters covering the caucuses. You can also tag photos taken using Instagram or other social sharing photo apps with #2012Unfiltered to participate in our ongoing election project.


AP: A look at Minnesota before its Republican caucus

Natalie Jennings is a Web producer for PostTV.


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