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Alachua County finishes vote count, federal counts mostly blue

By on November 6th, 2012

Alachua County has finished tallying its 63 precincts, according to the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections website.

At the federal level, registered voters mostly chose to re-elect Democratic incumbents over their Republican challengers.

In the presidential race, Barack Obama defeated Mitt Romney with 58 percent of the vote.

Bill Nelson beat Connie Mack for U.S. Senate with 62 percent of the vote, and Corrine Brown overtook LeAnne Kolb with 77 percent of the vote for a U.S. congressional seat.

Nelson and Brown were declared winners overall.

However, Ted Yoho, who unseated incumbent U.S. Representative Cliff Stearns in the August Republican primary, took 50 percent of the vote.

His Democratic opponent, J.R. Gaillot, received 47 percent of the vote.

Yoho was declared the winner overall.


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