Ohio Election Results 2012: Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown wins 2012 US Senate Election

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Latest Ohio election results on Tuesday night, November 6, 2012 showed that Democrat Senator Sherrod Brown won over GOP state Treasurer Josh Mandel.

The 59-year-old Brown garnered 50.3 percent of the votes against Mandel‘s 45.1 percent.

Brown was a former Ohio Secretary of State and Representative of the state’s 13th Congressional district.

Reports say that the 2012 Ohio Senate election was considered as “one of the tightest in the country.”

The Democrat victory in Ohio has helped the party in retaining control of the Senate.

In earlier reports, US President Barack Obama also won the 2012 Ohio presidential elections against Republican candidate Mitt Romney. As of posting, US President Obama has 303 electoral votes against Romney‘s 206.

To win the 2012 US Presidential elections, a candidate must at least receive 270 electoral votes.

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