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Who Won the Republican Debate? You Tell Us.

Who Won the Republican Debate? You Tell Us.

Who's winning, who's losing, and why.
Aug. 6 2015 11:04 PM

Who Won the GOP Debate?

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The Republican debaters.

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Now that the first Republican presidential debate is over, pundits and politicos will be gabbing about what it all means for each candidate’s campaign. Who triumphed? Who floundered? Who will ride the debate to electoral glory, and who is fated to fizzle? But TV talking heads won’t decide this election. The American people will. And all of them read Slate. So we’re turning to you, Slate readers: Who won?

Chris Kirk is a web developer at New York magazine and Slate’s former interactives editor. Follow him on Twitter.