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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

McCain won Fla. on Election Day, lost overall



Many more Floridians voted for John McCain on Election Day, according to a study by the Associated Press, but Barack Obama sealed his victory in the state by winning more early and absentee votes. A study of 94 percent of the electorate by the Associated Press shows that McCain beat Obama by almost 5 percentage points on Nov. 4, but Obama beat him by 11 percentage points in early and absentee balloting.


[Last modified: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 4:48pm]


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