President Obama Wins Re-election, The New York Times projected the following figures late last evening amd so it stands. President Obama narrowly won Virginia over Mitt Romney, giving him at least 270 electoral votes, enough to win the presidency for another four years.
Ohio went to Obama while Florida is STILL COUNTING. But with the
addition of Virginia’s 13 electoral votes, as well as those of Colorado
and Nevada, Mr. Obama secured 285 electoral votes.
The Virginia race was always one of the closest in the nation and one that both camps said they needed to win in order to succeed in the presidential election. Click here for the full story.
*photo courtesy of Doug Mills/The New York Times