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Election 2012
Barack Obama has been re-elected President of the United States

BREAKING: At 11:16 CBS News called Ohio for President Barack Obama. Obama has been re-elected President of the United States.

Associated Press and Fox News also called the vote for Obama.

As of 11 p.m. the race was down to Ohio, Virginia & Florida

Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney needed all three. Democrat President Barack Obama needed only one of the three.

Obama got Ohio.

As of 11 p.m. CBS reported that the margin between Obama and Romney was 33,000 votes, or .7 percent. A dead heat.

Then, with 71 percent of the votes in and the percentage 49 percent to 49 percent, the race was called. Local CBS commentators questioned how that call was made. Shortly after that, AP and Fox made the same call.

In Virginia, Fox News reported that Romney led Obama by slightly over 20,000 votes, 50 percent to 49 percent.

In Florida, Fox News reported that Obama led Romney by slightly over 40,000 votes, 50 percent to 49 percent.

Story on the local election results Thursday.

Local results on all candidates and issues are available by clicking here


 
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