Obama Wins Florida

    A worker prepares boxes of absentee ballots to be scanned at the Miami-Dade County Elections Department, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Doral, Fla. After a grinding presidential campaign President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, yield center stage to American voters Tuesday for an Election Day choice that will frame the contours of government and the nation for years to come. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

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    It’s finally over. Florida declared President Obama has won the state’s 29 electoral votes, giving the president 332 electoral votes to Mitt Romney’s 206. In the end, Obama captured 50 percent of the state, with Romney taking 49.3 percent—giving Obama a 74,000-vote lead. The state finished counting its ballots on Saturday, although Romney conceded the state to Obama on Friday.

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