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So Election Day 2012 there you have it is now in the history books.
But in the battleground state of Florida the race is not officially over at this point.
Check this out too close to call according to the number crunchers the president with 50%.
Governor Romney with 49% we may not know the final results there until later today Phil Keating joins us now live in Tampa this morning bill.
-- they believe remain to be counted in Florida.
Tens of thousands of ballots are just now beginning to be processed in six Florida counties these are all absentee ballots that arrive by 7 PM.
Last night but as it stands right now.
Aside from all of those theories all -- in -- super long lines at a Miami Dade County last night it was 1 of the morning of one precinct where one woman finally.
Made her vote counts well when it comes down to it President Obama right now over.
Governor Romney has 46000.
Vote lead out of -- point three million ballots cast yesterday.
And what these absentee ballots it seems very improbable that.
Governor Romney could win all of -- home.
And then make up that difference.
We'll -- us we were reporting all year Florida would come down to -- -- four vote.
And the voters they -- really defied the.
They did a poll came out last week by the -- of -- times the Miami Herald showing.
Romney would be President Obama off by six percentage points and I've -- quarter which stresses.
From Tampa then up -- to Daytona Beach but it turns out take a look at the map.
-- in a Florida last night President Obama decisively won.
She heavy populated counties and I've -- order Pinellas County where Saint Petersburg it is.
Hillsborough County -- -- is an Orange County where Orlando is all going to President Obama than ever for.
Governor Romney's road path to victory Electoral College math wise he had to win Florida -- Obama's campaign said all along.
We'd like to win Florida but we don't have to win Florida to actually get beyond 270.
And that is certainly what the Obama campaign proved last night -- Yeah I you know you look at that calculus and the exit polls -- -- try to sort of -- do the tea leaves and determined.
What made the difference.
And and really when you think about it.
The analysts had Florida in Mitt Romney's column for quite some time you know what do you think -- -- what the reaction is on the ground there.
Of why it went the other way.
Well bottom line the polls were wrong it was always going to be a very close state close vote in the state of Florida 29 Electoral College votes.
The real clear politics had Romney winning Florida by one point 5% Republican strategist enthusiastically.
-- three percentage point win for Romney yesterday.
But there's a lot of demographic changes especially in this -- -- court -- where 55% a Floridian voters live a lot of it's that influx of Puerto Ricans as well south Americans.
Strongly going for Obama.
Insisting that a changing demographics is one of the big conversations that -- had.
Today felt thank you very much.
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