January 30th, 2012
09:05 PM ET

GOP Florida Primary: Myths of the Sunshine State

With less than 24-hours before the Florida GOP presidential primary, CNN's Erin Burnett and CNN contributor John Avlon dispel the myths about Florida voters.

Check out Avlon's latest piece on CNN.com:  It's not your grandpa's Florida

(CNN) - Florida is the traditional tie-breaking primary in the January gantlet - but there's very little that's traditional about the Sunshine State. It is a sprawling cross section of 10 media markets and one of the most diverse states in the nation, containing communities of voters across the political spectrum.

But we talk about politics in shorthand, and many stereotypes endure long after they are bypassed by reality. So here are three stubborn myths about the Sunshine State to think about as Floridians go the polls on Tuesday.

Tune in Tuesday night at 6pm for LIVE coverage of the Florida GOP presidential primary.

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