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It’s official: Florida puts Obama at 332 electoral votes

posted at 2:15 pm on November 10, 2012 by

The Florida count kept flipping back and forth on a tiny margin between Romney and Obama on election night, but it didn’t matter once it became clear Obama was going to shoot past 270. It took four days but the tally is finally official, from the Associated Press:

President Barack Obama was declared the winner of Florida’s 29 electoral votes Saturday, ending a four-day count with a razor-thin margin that narrowly avoided an automatic recount that would have brought back memories of 2000. …

The Florida Secretary of State’s Office said that with almost 100 percent of the vote counted, Obama led Republican challenger Mitt Romney 50 percent to 49.1 percent, a difference of about 74,000 votes. That was over the half-percent margin where a computer recount would have been automatically ordered unless Romney had waived it.

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Guess santa clause got 332 ev given by the voters who wanted ‘free stuff’ and four more years of the same anti-American destroy our Republic!

It is fine, now bho owns the whole last four years and will the next four!
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letget on November 10, 2012 at 2:20 PM

Well, when you have turnout of 140% in St. Lucie and places like that, yeah, it’s not surprising.

A very deep analysis of the voting records needs to be undertaken after this election. Vote fraud, vote counting fraud, and shenanigans with the voting machines are not giving a lot of confidence in the electoral process. I want to know how many dead people voted, how many people reside at empty lots, and how many people voted twice or voted in more than one state.

AZfederalist on November 10, 2012 at 2:21 PM

How many votes did Gary Johnson and Rosanne Barr get there?

MikeknaJ on November 10, 2012 at 2:30 PM

Another one of those allegedly “in the bag” prior to Election Night. Ugh.

changer1701 on November 10, 2012 at 2:33 PM

AZfederalist on November 10, 2012 at 2:21 PM

Isn’t that the place where Mrs. Community Organizer told a group to not let anyone push you out of the voting line. Because that happens so often while voting in a civil society. Crazy woman.

She knew how to incite her peeps. Let them think that the white man was going to pick you up by your shoulders and haul you to the end of the end of line. Someone please tell her it’s 2012 and we can all use the same fountain.

salem on November 10, 2012 at 2:34 PM

Hey guys, I got a great idea for 2016. Lets run the exact same candidate, but have his skin be slightly browner. That’ll win us the presidency. . . . Ugh.

Either run someone with new ideas who actually REALLY believes in small government, or GTFO. Sick of voting for the lesser of two evils.

thphilli on November 10, 2012 at 2:36 PM

Let them gain the “benefits” of their vote.

gophergirl on November 10, 2012 at 2:37 PM

Scott Walker/Susanna Martinez 2016! You need people with a track record of reform and the ability to win in the Midwest and Mountain West, while solidifying the South. I think this combo can do it for the GOP against Hillary.

milemarker2020 on November 10, 2012 at 2:45 PM

The geriatric snowbird “F*** the next generation I done paid my taxes” folks at work. I’ve met some of them – they’re not stupid. They know the Democrat economic plan leads to ruin but they literally told me “Well I’ll be dead by then so who cares”.

Forward!

CorporatePiggy on November 10, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Scott Walker/Susanna Martinez 2016! You need people with a track record of reform and the ability to win in the Midwest and Mountain West, while solidifying the South. I think this combo can do it for the GOP against Hillary.

milemarker2020 on November 10, 2012 at 2:45 PM

Win/win ticket there

gophergirl on November 10, 2012 at 2:49 PM

…no vacations to Florida for the next four years!

KOOLAID2 on November 10, 2012 at 2:51 PM

Hmmmm… that voter suppression stuff didn’t work out after all.

lexhamfox on November 10, 2012 at 2:53 PM

Hmmmm… that voter suppression stuff didn’t work out after all.

lexhamfox on November 10, 2012 at 2:53 PM

No, just actual disenfranchisement through voter fraud, by the dims.

Firefly_76 on November 10, 2012 at 3:01 PM

Let.It.Burn.

#Revenge

JPeterman on November 10, 2012 at 3:03 PM

Michael Barone was right. It was a 300+ electoral landslide!

He just got his candidates wrong.

portlandon on November 10, 2012 at 3:03 PM

Hmmmm… that voter suppression stuff didn’t work out after all.
lexhamfox on November 10, 2012 at 2:53 PM

Ummm, 10 million people stayed home. How did it not work again?

jawkneemusic on November 10, 2012 at 3:05 PM

No, just actual disenfranchisement through voter fraud, by the dims.

Firefly_76 on November 10, 2012 at 3:01 PM

When the Repubs keep bringing Paperclips to Gunfights, what do you think will happen?

The GOP is clueless. We knew they were going to cheat. Every election we know they cheat. Yet we don’t prepare for it. We only react to it.

Did Breitbart and James O’Keefe teach us nothing?

portlandon on November 10, 2012 at 3:06 PM

Hmmmm… that voter suppression stuff didn’t work out after all.

lexhamfox on November 10, 2012 at 2:53 PM

Because it never existed.

However, the voter fraud stuff seems to have worked splendidly. No wonder Holder was so dogged about making sure that voter ID was overturned. That would have complicated the vote rigging efforts.

AZfederalist on November 10, 2012 at 3:06 PM

Wonder if we will put much faith in polls in future elections? Seems not too many were correct this time?
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letget on November 10, 2012 at 3:07 PM

What election?

http://obamavoterfraud.blogspot.com/

davidk on November 10, 2012 at 3:08 PM

But it may not be over in UT

ConservativePartyNow on November 10, 2012 at 3:09 PM

Scott Walker/Susanna Martinez 2016!

milemarker2020 on November 10, 2012 at 2:45 PM

Do want.

Mr. Prodigy on November 10, 2012 at 3:10 PM

Unskew that and Romney actually won.

AngusMc on November 10, 2012 at 3:14 PM

So Romney managed to lose, winning only 2 more states than McCain, and getting fewer actual votes than McCain.

Electable.

Stoic Patriot on November 10, 2012 at 3:14 PM

The geriatric snowbird “F*** the next generation I done paid my taxes” folks at work. I’ve met some of them – they’re not stupid. They know the Democrat economic plan leads to ruin but they literally told me “Well I’ll be dead by then so who cares”.

Forward!

CorporatePiggy on November 10, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Couple that with the “I don’t care if you give Dad the little pill as long as it doesn’t nullify his death insurance policy” vote then, “Who cares?”

davidk on November 10, 2012 at 3:14 PM

Scott Walker/Susanna Martinez 2016!

And they’ll get beat just as badly, probably worse.

lowandslow on November 10, 2012 at 3:17 PM

What election?

http://obamavoterfraud.blogspot.com/

davidk on November 10, 2012 at 3:08 PM

Nice find, Comrade!

JPeterman on November 10, 2012 at 3:19 PM

Hmmmm… that voter suppression stuff didn’t work out after all.

lexhamfox on November 10, 2012 at 2:53 PM
Because it never existed.

However, the voter fraud stuff seems to have worked splendidly. No wonder Holder was so dogged about making sure that voter ID was overturned. That would have complicated the vote rigging efforts.

AZfederalist on November 10, 2012 at 3:06 PM

Florida actually has voter ID. Look it up.

Ric on November 10, 2012 at 3:48 PM

Florida actually has voter ID. Look it up.

Ric on November 10, 2012 at 3:48 PM

Yeah, right. Next you’ll be claiming we landed ont he moon.

lester on November 10, 2012 at 4:09 PM

How many votes did Gary Johnson and Rosanne Barr get there?

MikeknaJ on November 10, 2012 at 2:30 PM

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Hollywood/2012/11/09/How-Did-Roseanne-Do

Caution: Ugly picture alert.

davidk on November 10, 2012 at 4:11 PM

So Romney managed to lose, winning only 2 more states than McCain, and getting fewer actual votes than McCain.

Electable.

Stoic Patriot on November 10, 2012 at 3:14 PM

And yet the TruCons in MO and IN, once considered to be battleground states, got walloped while Romney cruised.

The Count on November 10, 2012 at 4:37 PM

It’s official. Florida can go to Hell. Good luck with that next hurricane, you worthless F##ks.

teacherman on November 10, 2012 at 4:43 PM

Florida actually has voter ID. Look it up.

Ric on November 10, 2012 at 3:48 PM

There are actually laws against poll workers wearing Obama paraphernalia, handing individuals multiple ballots and kicking out authorized GOP poll watchers too.

The Count on November 10, 2012 at 4:45 PM

A very deep analysis of the voting records needs to be undertaken after this election. Vote fraud, vote counting fraud, and shenanigans with the voting machines are not giving a lot of confidence in the electoral process. I want to know how many dead people voted, how many people reside at empty lots, and how many people voted twice or voted in more than one state.

AZfederalist on November 10, 2012 at 2:21 PM

Why is this not even being mentioned? Machines flipping votes..always to Obama..100% turnout with almost all going to Obama..etc.

From the other side it seems “dog whistles” and “code words” people imagining things said that weren’t said, months of “hanging chads” and “pregnant chads” etc, all worthy of endless media coverage.
This?..Nothing.

Mimzey on November 10, 2012 at 4:50 PM

Wonder if we will put much faith in polls in future elections? Seems not too many were correct this time?
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letget on November 10, 2012 at 3:07 PM

Actually they turned out to be pretty accurate. It was just conservative media that only gave credence to ones that said what their customers wanted to hear, and anything that didn’t was discredited on the basis of “bad samples”, “question wording”, or “source”.

The general theme was, it’s a conspiracy against you, you can only trust us and outlets ideologically like us, tune in tomorrow to us or outlets like us or you won’t know the real truth, traffic bait. Oh! And btw, here’s an auto-play ad and have you heard about my new sleep number bed?! Gold line.

Trust us. ;)

Boomer_Sooner on November 10, 2012 at 4:54 PM

What election?

http://obamavoterfraud.blogspot.com/

davidk on November 10, 2012 at 3:08 PM

Sad but true

How did JFK win?

entagor on November 10, 2012 at 5:05 PM

She knew how to incite her peeps. Let them think that the white man was going to pick you up by your shoulders and haul you to the end of the end of line. Someone please tell her it’s 2012 and we can all use the same fountain.

salem on November 10, 2012 at 2:34 PM

Now it’s whitey’s turn to cry. This won’t end well for America—-left or right.

arnold ziffel on November 10, 2012 at 5:42 PM

Wow, I’m not feeling very much love on this thread.

Before you all go cursing and damning to hell the whole state, it might do you well to take a look at a map of the Red counties vs Blue counties in the final results.

I’ll save you the trouble, there’s a helluva lot more red than there is blue.

Maybe you all should start directing your wrath where it deserves to be – the GOP who is letting the Dems in Broward and St Lucie Counties get away with blatant vote counting fraud.

Unless of course you think it’s smarter to curse the very people you’re going to need if you ever hope to win a national election again.

Let them gain the “benefits” of their vote.

gophergirl on November 10, 2012 at 2:37 PM

Really gg? I didn’t realize Romney took MN.

Flora Duh on November 10, 2012 at 5:49 PM

Really gg? I didn’t realize Romney took MN.

Flora Duh on November 10, 2012 at 5:49 PM

I’m sorry I didn’t mean it that way. Still blowing off steam.

Trust me I feel the same about Minnesota too.

gophergirl on November 10, 2012 at 5:55 PM

Florida actually has voter ID. Look it up.

Ric on November 10, 2012 at 3:48 PM

Voter ID is only one part of the problem. St. Lucie county had 141% of registered voters cast ballots. Exercise for the reader, explain how that is possible without vote fraud. Note, that’s REGISTERED voters, not 2010 census counts. Just about 1.5 people per registered voter cast a ballot. At least those committing fraud in Cleveland were reasonable, they only cheated to 90% turnout.

But go right ahead and be condescending, you liberals are great at that.

AZfederalist on November 10, 2012 at 6:21 PM

And yet the TruCons in MO and IN, once considered to be battleground states, got walloped while Romney cruised.

The Count on November 10, 2012 at 4:37 PM

So long as you’re cruising, you best not look at those CT and MA results.

Stoic Patriot on November 10, 2012 at 6:42 PM

http://www.floridapoliticalpress.com/2012/11/10/st-lucie-county-reports-141-1-voter-turnout-results-impact-allen-wests-failed-reelection-bid/

And just think, all of those 74,000 votes could be fake and could all come from this one county.

I don’t think voter ID fixes this type of election fraud.

The US should be the laughingstock of the UN for this.

talkingpoints on November 10, 2012 at 6:51 PM

Democrats pick Florida as first state to receive visit from Death Panel. Residents confused by men in black coats and hats offering pain pills.

darwin on November 10, 2012 at 7:14 PM

Does that include all the districts that had > 100% turnout?

The Rogue Tomato on November 10, 2012 at 7:34 PM

The US should be the laughingstock of the UN for this.

talkingpoints on November 10, 2012 at 6:51 PM

You know who should be the biggest laughingstocks? All those pundits who are still arguing about what Romney and the GOP did wrong. I’ll tell you what they did wrong. They conceded.

This election was stolen. They should be objecting and suing and getting EVERY vote from EVERY district with greater than 100% turnout thrown out. Re-run the election in those districts with strict supervision if you want. But don’t just accept the obviously fraudulent results.

If nobody does anything about this, then there’s no point in voting ever again.

The Rogue Tomato on November 10, 2012 at 7:37 PM

And yet the TruCons in MO and IN, once considered to be battleground states, got walloped while Romney cruised.

The Count on November 10, 2012 at 4:37 PM

So long as you’re cruising, you best not look at those CT and MA results.

Stoic Patriot on November 10, 2012 at 6:42 PM

Yep. Amazing how Rinoey types filter the data to make it seem like its some catastrophe to run a candidate that energizes to the base.

They will insist on running a McCain/Romney clone again; when we lose again they will say its because of a radical tectonic shift in demographics from a mere two years ago in 2010 when we won in a landslide from the Tea Party Movement.

Its those darn demographics doncha know that completely changed in 2 years. So they turn it around and say we gotta appeal even more to the indies. Idiots.

SparkPlug on November 10, 2012 at 7:53 PM

So what’s the source for the higher percentage of votes than registered voters accusation?

Boomer_Sooner on November 10, 2012 at 7:55 PM

And yet the TruCons in MO and IN, once considered to be battleground states, got walloped while Romney cruised.

The Count on November 10, 2012 at 4:37 PM

Romney and Ryan couldn’t even deliver their own states,Regions,or Moderate Political regions.

portlandon on November 10, 2012 at 8:36 PM

http://www.floridapoliticalpress.com/2012/11/10/st-lucie-county-reports-141-1-voter-turnout-results-impact-allen-wests-failed-reelection-bid/

And just think, all of those 74,000 votes could be fake and could all come from this one county.

I don’t think voter ID fixes this type of election fraud.

The US should be the laughingstock of the UN for this.

talkingpoints on November 10, 2012 at 6:51 PM

If they actually had that many votes in the county, yes, it would be a big deal. However, they didn’t. And people pumping this as evidence of fraud are doing a real disservice to attempts to root out real fraud.

Because of the 12 amendment questions, every St. Lucie county voter was given two ballot pages (i.e., “cards”) because it took too much room to fit everything on one. So, every voter cast 2 cards, hence the cards being greater than the number of voters. You can just look at the # of votes in the county and see that it’s only 70% turnout.

AngusMc on November 11, 2012 at 12:22 AM

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