By Wolf Blitzer, CNN
(CNN) – Mitt Romney may have won the most votes in Michigan and Arizona, but this race for the Republican presidential nomination is not over yet.
With Super Tuesday’s 10 contests only days away, the race could keep on going and going.
That’s because a whole bunch of polls show Rick Santorum leading in Ohio and Tennessee, and Newt Gingrich leading in his home state of Georgia.
If Gingrich were to lose Georgia, his campaign would almost certainly come to a sudden halt.
Romney is almost certain to win in Virginia; only he and Ron Paul are on the ballot. Gingrich and Santorum failed to get the necessary signatures.
Romney is also way ahead in Massachusetts (where he served as governor) and neighboring Vermont.
I don’t know what will happen in Alaska, Idaho, North Dakota and Oklahoma.
In short, this wild ride will continue.
And what’s also clear is that many millions of dollars will be spent in the coming days on attack ads. The campaigns and the supposedly unaffiliated super PACs will saturate the media markets in several of these Super Tuesday states, especially Ohio, Tennessee, Georgia and Oklahoma.
In the world of politics, money may not be decisive but it still talks loudly and shapes elections.