Second-round voting going in TallyMadness going strong over the weekend

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Second-round voting in TallyMadness — an online voting competition to determine Florida’s “best” lobbyist — is going strong over the weekend as several intriguing match-ups have captured the attention of politicalaficionadosworking in the Capital and beyond.

As of this morning, the match-ups between #10 seed Adam Babington vs. #15 Chris Flack, #4 Jon Johnson vs. #5 Nick Iarossi, and #5 Towson Fraser and #13 Barney Bishop are the closest races, with only a handful of votes separating thecompetitors.

But the Cinderella story of the Tournament continues to be #16 seed Steve Madden’s march towards the Final Four.

Voting for the second-round ends at midnight on Monday, so who makes the Sweet 16 is still anyone’s guess.

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