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NBC: Gingrich wins Georgia

Newt Gingrich has won Georgia, NBC News projects. Gingrich, the former speaker of the House who represented Georgia in Congress, said Georgia was a must win for him to remain credible as a candidate.

Vermont and Virginia are "too early to call" at this point, but Mitt Romney leads in both.

To play along at home and when to expect calls and characterizations from the NBC News Elections desk, here are the final poll closing times in each state:

7:00 pm ET: Georgia, Virginia, Vermont
7:30 pm ET
: North Dakota, Ohio
8:00 pm ET
: Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Tennessee
9:00 pm ET
: Wyoming
10:00 pm ET
: Idaho
Midnight ET
: Alaska