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Election 2012

November 6, 2012

Election 2012: 12:18 a.m. update


Electoral votes (270 to win)

(D) Barack Obama: 290 votes

(R) Mitt Romney: 203 votes

President Obama has won re-election

In Alabama:

28 of 67 counties reporting

(D) Barack Obama: 520,474 (39.12 percent)

(R) Mitt Romney: 798,216 (59.99 percent)

U.S. Congress, Fifth Congressional District 

Results incomplete                                                   

(D) Charlie Holley: 67,954 votes (35.18 percent)                                                                        

(R) Mo Brooks: 125,182 votes (64.82 percent)

Alabama Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

28 of 67 counties reporting

(D) Bob Vance: 638,347 votes (48.98 percent)

(R) Roy Moore: 664,998 votes (51.02 percent)

Alabama PSC President

28 of 67 counties reporting

(D) Lucy Baxley: 583,411 votes (45.63 percent)

(R) Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh: 695,094 votes (54.37)

Limestone County Circuit Court Clerk

(D) Kris Allen: 9,282 votes

(R) Brad Curnutt: 24,958 votes (Winner)

Limestone County License Commissioner

(D) Greg Tucker: 20,374 votes (Winner)

(R) Ronnie Coffman: 14,426 votes

Limestone County Commission District 4

(D) Bill Daws: 3,644 votes

(R) Ben Harrison: 3,820 votes (Winner)

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Election 2012

A recent national telephone survey found 75 percent of respondents believe the sale and use of pot will eventually be legal nationwide. Do you think marijuana should be legal in Alabama?

No, but I don’t think pot smokers should go to jail
Yes, but only for medical use
Yes, but only for personal adult use
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