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Election update

November 6, 2012

UPDATE: 10:20 Obama wins with 275 electorial votes

UPDATE: 10:16 p.m.: Obama projected to take Ohio, Iowa, and Oregon. President Barack Obama projected to be reelected. 275 electoral votes to 203 for Romney.

UPDATE: 10:07 p.m.: Romney projected to take Missouri. Projected electoral counts are Obama, 244; Romney, 203.

UPDATE: 10:02 p.m.: Obama takes Washington, California, and Hawaii in projections. Romney takes North Carolina and Idaho. Projected electoral counts are Obama, 244; Romney, 193.

Update: 9:54 p.m.: Romney is projected to take Arizona and Obama is projected to take Minnesota. Projected electoral vote tally is 174 for Romney and 173 for Obama. Many races still too close to call.

UPDATE: 9:21 p.m.: Romney takes all of Nebraska votes. Obama takes all of Maine votes, plus New Mexico. Deadlocked at 163 projected electoral votes apiece.

UPDATE, 9:01 p.m.: Pennsylvania and Wisconsin projected to go to Obama; Utah and Montana projected to go to Romney; Projected Electoral Votes: 162 for Romney and 157 for Obama.

UPDATE: 8:46 p.m.
State Numbers: Romney - 2,712,753 votes; Obama - 1,925,800 votes;
Cruz - 2,614,506 votes; Sadler - 1,858,701 votes
Price - 19,236 votes; Bosquez - 4,559 votes

UPDATE:8:42 p.m. Projected Electoral Votes: Mitt Romney, 153; Barack Obama, 153

UPDATE, 8:07 p.m. Romney projected to take Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Wyoming, four out of five votes in Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, Indiana, Kentucky, Georgia, and West Virginia. Obama projected to take Vermont, Illinois, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania Rhode Island, Massachusetts, District of Columbia, Maine, Michigan, and New York.
Projected Electoral Votes: Mitt Romney, 149; Barack Obama, 147

In early voting in Hutchinson County, Romney collected 4,218 votes to Obama's 582. Republican Senate candidate Ted Cruz collected 4,102 votes to Democratic candidate Paul Sadler's 592 votes.
Four Price, incumbent for the State Representative, District 87 seat, is leading Democratic challenger Abel Bosquez in the county vote, 4,135 to 611.
State Numbers: Romney - 2,377,393 votes; Obama - 1,670,444 votes;
Cruz - 2,374,354 votes; Sadler - 1,706,288 votes
Price - 18,259 votes; Bosquez - 4,437

UPDATE,7:44 p.m. Romney takes the lead of electoral votes of 88 and Obama 78.

UPDATE, 7:23 p.m.: Romney projected to take Tennessee; Romney - 82 projected electoral votes; Obama - 78 projected electoral votes

UPDATE, 7:13 p.m.: Republican Ted Cruz leading Democrat Paul Sadler in U.S. Senate race, 72.93 percent to 24.87 percent. 24 precincts reporting. No Hutchinson County returns available as of yet.

UPDATE, 7:06 p.m.: Romney projected to take South Carolina, Indiana, Kentucky, Georgia, West Virginia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Oklahoma. Obama projected to take Vermont, Illinois, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, District of Columbia, and Maine..
Projected Electoral Votes: Mitt Romney, 71; Barack Obama, 78

UPDATE - 6:27 P.M.

NO NEW RESULTS
However, according to the RNC, turnout was up (125%) in GOP Geauga County, OH where McCain won 57% in 2008 & down 10% in Athens Cty where Obama won 67% in 2008.

UPDATE- 3:47 P.M.
NO NEW RESULTS
2 HOURS 13 MINUTES UNTIL FIRST POLLS CLOSE.

UPDATE- 2:30 P.M.
NO NEW RESULTS

UPDATE- 1:18 P.M.
NO NEW RESULTS

UPDATE- 12:32 P.M.
NO NEW RESULTS

UPDATE- 11:49 A.M.
NO NEW RESULTS

UPDATE-10:23 A.M. TUESDAY:
VOTE TOTALS FOR TEXAS AND HUTCHINSON COUNTY
TEXAS: 0 PERCENT REPORTED
HUTCHINSON COUNTY: 0 PERCENT REPORTED

SWING STATES:
COLORADO: Obama- 632,673; Romney-589,691
FLORIDA:Obama - 2,784,235, Romney-2,695,207
IOWA:Obama-242,038; Romney- 163,882
NEW HAMPSHIRE: OBAMA - 34,927; ROMNEY - 21,256
NORTH CAROLINA: Obama -1,349,275; Romney-1,368,552
OHIO: Obama- 839,058; Romney- 641,953
VIRGINIA: Obama - 626,644; Romney-757,712
NEVADA:Obama-0; Romney-0
WISCONSIN: Obama-53,220; Romney- 69,006

UPDATE-9:30 a.m. TUESDAY: No results have been reported in the State of Texas for the presidential and senatorial races. Swing states Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia, and Wisconsin have not submitted vote totals yet. However, the swing state of New Hampshire has submitted the first votes of the presidential race. In the town of Dixville Notch, five votes were cast for Barack Obama and five for Mitt Romney. In the town of Hart's Location, 23 votes have been cast for Obama, and nine for Romney. Current totals show Obama with a slight lead over Romney, 48.9 to 48.2 percent. Keep watching the BNH for updates!

9 a.m. TUESDAY: The Borger News-Herald will be keeping an eye on election races throughout the day today. As of this morning, no vote totals have been recorded for the Presidential race featuring incumbent President Barack Obama and his challenger Mitt Romney or the U.S. Senate race featuring Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Paul Sadler. However, early projections show the Presidential race will be neck-and-neck. Keep watching for further updates.

Poll-closing times, state-by-state (NOTE—all times Eastern):

* Alabama: closed.
* Alaska: 11 p.m. and 12 and 1 a.m. EST (Nov. 7), first voting results expected at 1 a.m.
* Arizona: Closed.
* Arkansas: closed.
* California: 11 p.m., first voting results expected at 11 p.m.
* Colorado: closed
* Connecticut: closed
* Delaware: closed.
* D.C.: closed
* Florida: closed
* Georgia: closed.
* Hawaii: 11 p.m., first voting results expected at 11 p.m.
* Idaho: 10 and 11 p.m., first voting results expected at 11 p.m.
* Illinois: closed
* Indiana: closed
* Iowa: 10 p.m., first voting results expected at 10 p.m.
* Kansas: closed
* Kentucky: closed
* Louisiana: closed
* Maine:closed.
* Maryland: closed
* Massachusetts: closed.
* Michigan: closed
* Minnesota: closed
* Mississippi: closed
* Missouri: closed.
* Montana: 10 p.m., first voting results expected at 10 p.m.
* Nebraska:closed
* Nevada: 10 p.m., first voting results expected at 10 p.m.
* New Hampshire:closed
* New Jersey: closed
* New Mexico: closed
* New York: closed
* North Carolina:closed
* North Dakota: closed
* Ohio: closed
* Oklahoma: CLosed
* Oregon: 10 and 11 p.m., first voting results expected at 11 p.m.
* Pennsylvania: closed
* Rhode Island: closed.
* South Carolina:closed
* South Dakota:Closed
* Tennessee: closed
* Texas:closed.
* Utah: 10 p.m., first voting results expected at 10 p.m.
* Vermont: closed
* Virginia: closed
* Washington: 11 p.m., first voting results expected at 11 p.m.
* West Virginia:closed
* Wisconsin: Closed
* Wyoming: Closed

(Poll-closing info via Politico.)

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