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CBS News: Obama Wins New York

The New York State Capitol in Albany - File / Photo: Daniel Barry/Getty Images

The New York State Capitol in Albany – File / Photo: Daniel Barry/Getty Images

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — President Barack Obama has won the 29 electoral votes commanded by the state of New York, CBS News has projected.

The polls in New York closed at 9 p.m. Based on county results, Obama has been declared the winner.

New York voters have picked the Democrat in every election since 1988. The state last picked a Republican in 1984, when voters chose President Ronald Reagan over Democratic challenger Walter Mondale.