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2012 U.S. Election results state-by-state, Obama wins [updated]

Posted Nov 6, 2012 by David Silverberg
Tuesday's U.S. election saw President Barack Obama win reelection in an impressive victory over Mitt Roney, and Digital Journal is providing updated results state-by-state throughout the evening. Find out which states the candidates won.
President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney
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When the first polls closed at 6 p.m. ET, we were on top of who leads what state, via the handy guide below. The final polls close at 1 a.m. ET in Alaska, and soon after we should be able to know the final results of the U.S. Election.
President Barack Obama has been reelected, various outlets report, as he took more than the required 170 electoral votes to win back the White House.
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Heavy turnout and long lines were the story of the day as U.S. voters came out in droves to their polling stations.
Obama won battleground states such as Ohio and Colorado.
As of 12:30 a.m. ET, the Romney camp has refused to concede losing the election. It's being reported he may be considering disputing some of the election results.
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Note we aren't reporting on the Senate and House races.
Below is a state-by-state breakdown of who won which region, with the number of electoral votes in parenthesis. If a candidate's name is italicized, he's leading. If his name is bolded, he won the state. We also included the number of electoral votes for each candidates (updated all night):

ELECTORAL VOTES (270 needed to win)

Obama - 290
Romney - 201
(updated 12:25 a.m.ET)
OBAMA WINS REELECTION
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State-by-State Breakdown
Alabama (9) — Obama 38% Romney 61% Reporting: 90% (updated 12:30 a.m. ET)
Alaska (3) —
Arizona (11) — Obama 43% Romney 56% Reporting: 61% (updated 12:30 a.m. ET)
Arkansas (6) — Obama 37% Romney 61% Reporting: 89% (updated 12:30 a.m. ET)
California (55) — Obama 54% Romney 44% Reporting: 29% (as of 12:30 a.m ET)
Colorado (9) — Obama 50% Romney 47% Reporting: 75% (as of 12:30 a.m ET)
Connecticut (7) — Obama 55% Romney 43% Reporting: 44% (as of 12:30 a.m ET)
Delaware (3) — Obama 59% Romney 40% Reporting: 99% (as of 12:50 a.m. ET)
District of Columbia (3) —
Florida (29) — Obama 49.9% Romney 49.3% Reporting: 89% (updated 10:36 p.m. ET)
Georgia (16) — Obama 46% Romney 53% Reporting: 95% (updated 12:30 a.m. ET)
Hawaii (4) —
Idaho (4) — Obama 32% Romney 66% Reporting: 27% (updated 12:30 a.m. ET)
Illinois (20) — Obama 57% Romney 41% Reporting: 89% (as of 12:30 a.m. ET)
Indiana (11) — Obama 44% Romney 55% Reporting: 90% (updated 12:30 a.m. ET)
Iowa (6) — Obama 47% Romney 52% Reporting: 73% (updated 12:30 a.m. ET)
Kansas (6) — Obama 39% Romney 58% Reporting: 79% (updated 12:30 a.m. ET)
Kentucky (8) — Obama 38% Romney 61% Reporting: 98% (updated 12:30 a.m. ET)
Louisiana (8) — Obama 39% Romney 59% Reporting: 96% (updated 12:30 a.m. ET)
Maine (4) — Obama 58% Romney 39% Reporting: 52% (as of 12:30 a.m. ET)
Maryland (10) — Obama 61% Romney 37% Reporting: 87% (as of 12:41 a.m. ET)
Massachusetts (11) — Obama 61% Romney 38% Reporting: 87% (as of 12:54 a.m. ET)
Michigan (16) — Obama 50% Romney 48% Reporting: 20% (as of 10:41 p.m. ET)
Minnesota (10) — Obama 51% Romney 47% Reporting: 73% (as of 12:30 a.m ET)
Mississippi (6) — Obama 43% Romney 56% Reporting: 71% (as of 12:30 a.m. ET)
Missouri (10) — Obama 44% Romney 54% Reporting: 91% (as of 12:30 a.m. ET)
Montana (3) —
Nebraska (5) — Obama 37% Romney 61% Reporting: 77% (as of 12:30 a.m. ET)
Nevada (6) — Obama 52% Romney 46% Reporting: 80% (as of 12:30 a.m ET)
New Hampshire (4) — Obama 52% Romney 47% Reporting: 77% (updated 12:50 a.m. ET)
New Jersey (14) — Obama 58% Romney 40% Reporting: 91% (as of 12:30 a.m ET)
New Mexico (5) — Obama 53% Romney 43% Reporting: 77% (updated 12:50 a.m. ET)
New York (29) — Obama 61% Romney 37% Reporting: 67% (updated 12:50 a.m. ET)
North Carolina (15) — Obama 48% Romney 51% Reporting: 99% (as of 12:50 a.m. ET)
North Dakota (3) — Obama 39% Romney 58% Reporting: 89% (as of 12:53 a.m. ET)
Ohio (18) — Obama 50% Romney 48% Reporting: 88% (as of 12:53 a.m. ET)
Oklahoma (7) — Obama 33% Romney 67% Reporting: 95% (as of 12:53 a.m. ET)
Oregon (7) — Obama 54% Romney 44% Reporting: 56% (updated 12:50 a.m. ET)
Pennsylvania (20) — Obama 68% Romney 30% Reporting: 11% (as of 9:20 p.m. ET)
Rhode Island (4) — Obama 33% Romney 67% Reporting: 95% (as of 12:53 a.m. ET)
South Carolina (9) — Obama 42% Romney 56% Reporting: 89% (as of 12:53 a.m. ET)
South Dakota (3) — Obama 39% Romney 58% Reporting: 89% (as of 12:53 a.m. ET)
Tennessee (11) — Obama 39% Romney 59% Reporting: 89% (as of 12:59 a.m. ET)
Texas (38) — Obama 41% Romney 58% Reporting: 87% (as of 12:55 a.m. ET)
Utah (6) — Obama 23% Romney 74% Reporting: 75% (as of 12:55 a.m. ET)
Vermont (3) — Obama 67% Romney 31% Reporting: 89% (as of 12:53 a.m. ET)
Virginia (13) — Obama 49% Romney 50% Reporting: 89% (as of 12:59 a.m. ET)
Washington (12) — Obama 55% Romney 43% Reporting: 55% (as of 12:53 a.m. ET)
West Virginia (5) — Obama 35 % Romney 62% Reporting: 90% (as of 12:56 a.m. ET)
Wisconsin (10) — Obama 46% Romney 52% Reporting: 77% (as of 12:55 a.m. ET)
Wyoming (3) — Obama 28% Romney 69% Reporting: 89% (as of 12:55 a.m. ET)