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11/06/2012 08:17 pm ET | Updated Nov 06, 2012

WV Election Results 2012: Mitt Romney Projected Winner Over Obama In Presidential Race

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney has captured West Virginia and its five electoral votes.

President Barack Obama is unpopular in the state, and West Virginia GOP officials have been hoping that would lead to victories for other Republicans on the ballot.

Romney earlier won in Kentucky, giving him 13 electoral votes overall, while Obama was the winner of Vermont's three electoral votes.

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