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One last pitch
04:21 7.11.2012

All major national networks have called the race. The projections is thatBarack Obama has been re-elected President of the United States.

04:17 7.11.2012

The results (electoral votes in parentheses):


Battleground States


# Colorado (9) - 68% reporting - Obama 51% - Romney 47%
# Florida (29) - 90% reporting - Obama 50% - Romney 49%
# Ohio
(18) - 71% reporting - Obama 50% - Romney 48%
# Virginia (13) - 78% reporting - Romney 50% - Obama 49%

States Called

Mitt Romney

# Alabama (9)
# Arizona (11)
# Arkansas (6)
# Georgia (16)
# Idaho (4)
# Indiana (11
)
# Kansas (6)

# Kentucky (8)
# Luoisiana (8)
# Mississippi (6)
# Missouri (10)
# Montana (3)
# Nebraska (5)
# North Carolina (15)
# North Dakota (3)
# Oklahoma (7)
# South Carolina (9)
# South Dakota (3)
# Tennessee (11)
# Texas (38)
# Utah (6)
# West Virginia (5)
# Wyoming (3)

Barack Obama

# California (55)
# Connecticut (7)
# Delaware (3)
# Hawaii (4)
# Illinois (20)
# Iowa (6)
# Maine (4)
# Maryland (10)
# Massachusetts (11)
# Michigan (16)
# Minnesota (10)
# New Hampshire (4)
# New Jersey (14)
# New Mexico (5)
# New York (29)
# Oregon (7)
# Pennsylvania (20)
# Rhode Island (4)

# Vermont (3)
# Washington (12)
# Washington, DC (3)
# Wisconsin (10)
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Anybody?

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02:49 7.11.2012
As the results stand now, a 269-269 contest is still possible -- this is what it would look like.
02:35 7.11.2012
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ZING and a half:

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