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Report: Gerrymandered Districts May Swing Election Under New Plan

The Republican Party has lost the last two presidential elections by large majorities in the Electoral College and lost the popular vote in Congress in 2012. So, party leaders at the state level are pushing for changes in the way electoral votes are apportioned.

CBS Miami–01/25/2013

President Obama In Miami

Four Days After Polls Close, Barack Obama Wins Florida

Narrowly avoiding a recount, President Barack Obama can finally claim victory in Florida.

CBS4–11/10/2012

President Barack Obama arrives on stage after winning the 2012 US presidential election November 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  Obama swept to re-election, forging history again by defying the dragging economic recovery and high unemployment which haunted his first term to beat Republican Mitt Romney. (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Romney Campaign Admits Defeat In Florida

Mitt Romney’s campaign has admitted it lost the state of Florida to President Barack Obama Tuesday, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–11/08/2012

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Florida’s Election Fumbling Costs It Relevancy On National Stage

In 2000, Florida became the punch line of jokes everywhere after having problems with a one-page punch card ballot. This year, Florida’s ballot was as long as 12 pages in some parts of the state which spelled disaster.

CBS Miami–11/08/2012

President Obama Campaigns In Florida, Day After Last Presidential Debate

Obama Wins Re-Election

President Barack Obama has won a second term in the White House, defeating Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

CBS Miami–11/07/2012

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Popular Vote/Electoral Vote Split Possible In 2012

With multiple states in play and an extremely small margin separating the candidates nationally, it’s possible that the 2012 election could see one candidate win the popular vote and another win the Electoral College and ultimately the presidency.

CBS Miami–11/05/2012

Early voters wait in line to vote in the presidential election on the first day of early voting at a polling station setup in the Miami-Dade County elections department on October 27, 2012 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dems Dominate Early Voting; Reps Take Absentee Balloting

Less than 24 hours before Election Day, Democrats in Florida have jumped to a 167,000 vote lead over Republicans out of the 4.5 million early votes and absentee ballots that have been cast thus far.

CBS Miami–11/05/2012

Mitt Romney (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Electoral College Math A Challenge For Romney

Despite leading in some national polls, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is still struggling to best President Barack Obama in several of the most critical swing states needed to win the Electoral College.

CBS Miami–10/24/2012

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Election May Come Down To Florida & Ohio

Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s path to the White House continues to shrink with each new poll and each day he has to spend answering questions about the shape of his campaign.

CBS Miami–09/26/2012

Mitt Romney (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Polls Show Shrinking Electoral College Map For Romney

The Electoral College map for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is narrowing heading into the first presidential debate next week.

CBS Miami–09/25/2012

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