Silver: Last Polls Show Fla. Tied

    ST. PETERSBURG, FL -  NOVEMBER 6:  Lines of voters wait to cast their ballots as the polls open on November 6, 2012 in St. Petersburg, Florida. The swing state of Florida is recognised to be a hotly contested battleground that offers 29 electoral votes, as recent polls predict that the race between U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney remains tight.  (Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

    Edward Linsmier

    Poll guru Nate Silver is gazing into his crystal ball one last time in the Florida race. Based on the last polls out of the state, he’s predicting a virtual tie between the candidates, with Obama winning 49.797 percent of the vote, and Romney receiving 49.775 percent. Florida is being pegged as one of the three most crucial swing states in the race, along with Ohio and Virginia.

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