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Barack Obama Wins Massachusetts

A majority of voters in Massachusetts on Tuesday cast their ballot for Barack Obama, giving him the state's 11 Electoral votes.

Barack Obama won Massachusetts' 11 electoral votes on Tuesday, defeating Republican Mitt Romney.

In the 2008 presidential election, the state voted for the Democratic candidate, and since the 1990s has voted for the overall winner of the presidential race 3 out of 5 times.

Shortly after 8 p.m., the AP called Massachusetts for Obama, along with with six other east coast states and the District of Columbia.

Romney and Obama did not campaign aggressively in Massachusetts. The state has typically been a Democratic stronghold in recent presidential elections. 

The economy was a key issue for many voters in the state, as was the Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as Obamacare.

Romney cast his ballot this morning in his hometown of Belmont, and is holding his election night party at the Boston Convention and Exposition Center, where Patch is reporting live.

Just Saying November 09, 2012 at 11:46 PM
She's also copied & pasted the same comment on at least 2 other threads. She must be very proud of her ridiculous attempt at commenting! So so sad.
Just Saying November 09, 2012 at 11:52 PM
Ummmm, just close it then - it's the X in the top right corner!
david mokal November 09, 2012 at 11:58 PM
Well Geeezes don't hold it in go out in the back yard and blow lunch.
john November 10, 2012 at 12:14 AM
When you have nothing to say,Diana,that's what you should do. That childish response makes me laugh.
Mark Ouellette November 10, 2012 at 10:39 AM
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