Archive - Nov 6, 2012 - News Article
Major news outlets reported an Obama win late Tuesday night.
Students in all four second-grade classes at the Kane Elementary School participated Tuesday in a "Mock Election" for president of the United State. Wearing red, white and blue patriotic visors, the students include, left to right: Cole Walker, Cora Jekielek, Jayna Johnson and Hillary McClatchy. It was a close race for president in the "Mock Election" with incumbent Democrat Barack Obama defeating Republican Mitt Romney by a vote of 52-48.
The Kane Chamber of Commerce hosted their Annual Election Day Soup Luncheon fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kane Area Community Center.Â
As of 7 p.m., polls are closed in a total of six states. Mitt Romney has won Indiana, a red state President Obama won by one point in 2008, as well as Kentucky, giving him 19 electoral votes so far.
Obama can claim victory so far in one state where the polls have closed, Vermont, for three electoral votes.
Polls have closed in Georgia and South Carolina as well, but results have yet to come in.
Kane area residents, don't forget to cast your vote in today's general election. The polls are open until 8 p.m.