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It's Official: Obama Wins Florida

World | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 13:12| Views: 794 | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: It's Official: Obama Wins Florida Voters cast their ballots at a fire station in the 2012 US presidential election in Miami, Florida, USA, 06 November 2012. Photo by EPA/BGNES

US President Barack Obama has narrowly defeated GOP challenger Mitt Romney in Florida, official results have shown.

Obama has defeated his Republican rival 50 percent to 49.1 percent, a difference of about 74,000 votes. Had the margin been within half a percentage point, it would have triggered a computer recount.

As a result, Obama garners the state's 29 electoral votes, for a national total of 332 votes to Romney's 206.

Regardless of the outcome, Obama had already clinched re-election.

Florida has now gone Democratic in two straight elections for the first time since 1944 and 1948, The Washington Post has observed.

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