(CNN) - In a year when electability consistently tops Republican primary voters' lists of candidate qualities, Mitt Romney has made the sale. In contest after contest, he's generally chosen as the contender most likely to beat President Barack Obama in November.
On Tuesday, voters in Ohio agreed: They thought he was roughly twice as electable as Rick Santorum, according to exit polls.
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: CNN's Bob Costantini and Tory Dunnan, in Columbus, consider the Ohio GOP primary results, plus the overall mixed bag that was Super Tuesday. And the great beyond to come.