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Obama holds off Romney to win second term

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At this hour, Barack Obama has won election as president. That's with 97 percent of the precincts reporting. Obama has won 307 electoral votes in 26 states and the District of Columbia. He is leading in 1 state for a total of 29 more electoral votes. Romney has won 216 electoral votes in 24 states. He is not currently leading in any state. Full story...
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McIntyre's lead over Rouzer grows slightly, recount likely

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videoAfter months of an often bitter race for the US House, the contest between Rep. Mike McIntyre and his Republican challenger David Rouzer may not be over. Unofficial results from the North Carolina Board of Elections show McIntyre finishing ahead of Rouzer by 507 votes, which grew by almost 200 votes in late tabulating. Full story...
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Barfield reelected, two new members join New Hanover Commission

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videoThe New Hanover County Commission will soon have two new members after Tuesday's election. The three spots up for vote went to Republicans Beth Dawson, Woody White and Democratic incumbent Jonathan Barfield. Full story...
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Voters faced long wait at UNCW

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video Lines as long as three hours couldn't keep voters away from the polls at UNCW's Warwick Center. Full story...
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Ballpark referendum strikes out

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videoAfter several months of campaigning both for and against building a ballpark in the Port City, results are in, and voters overwhelmingly said no. Seventy percent of Wilmington voters decided against the city building a $37 million ballpark. Full story...
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NC goes red again for president with Romney

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Mitt Romney has turned North Carolina back to the Republicans. Romney won the state and its 15 electoral votes Tuesday, four years after President Barack Obama picked up a surprise win for the Democrats by 14,000 votes. The GOP had won every other presidential race in the state since 1980. Full story...
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Jones wins 10th term in NC's 3rd District

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videoVoters are returning Republican U.S. Rep. Walter Jones to the U.S. House. Jones won a 10th term Tuesday to represent North Carolina's 3rd District. Full story...
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McCrory wins NC governor's race, ends GOP drought

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videoPat McCrory will be the first Republican governor in North Carolina in 20 years. Unofficial results show McCrory won the governor's race on Tuesday over Democrat Walter Dalton. Full story...
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Electioneers trade jabs as voters head to polls

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Both sides of the political aisle are trading verbal jabs to try and sway last-minute voters. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. voters complain about deputies at polls

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In Brunswick County, there were reports of sheriff's deputies stationed inside of polling places. Some say that could lead to voter intimidation. Full story...
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