Romney favored in El Paso County


President Barack Obama has won reelection and was the clear winner in Colorado however election results show that a majority of El Paso County voters cast their vote for Gov. Mitt Romney.

Unofficial results show that Romney received 59 percent or 163,819 votes in El Paso County while Obama trailed behind with 38 percent or 104,989 votes. Romney was the favorite among Teller County voters as well. Romney received 6,422 votes or 66 percent of the vote to Obama's 3,101 votes or 31 percent.

It was a close race in Colorado, considered a swing states, but in the end Obama ended up with 51 percent of the vote to Romney's 46 percent. It was the first time in 76 years that the state has voted for a second term for a presidential candidate.


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