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NBC latest projections: 153-114 electoral votes overall for Romney over Obama so far.

New Mexico, Michigan, New York, New Jersey for Obama. Wisconsin, Obama ahead.

Running out of ballots in Wisconsin!

Colorado too close.

Texas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Louisiana, Kansas, Nebraska (4 of 5 electoral votes) for Romney.

Arizona, Romney ahead. Minnesota and Pennsylvania, Obama ahead.

Steve Rabinowitz, a Democratic operative working on outreach to the Jewish community, says the results are “Pretty good” for Obama, “considering all the money the Republicans spent and that Obama is still trailing Romney by two points. Exits will be adjusted later to reflect actual overall results.”

Nationwide, polls suggest, Jews are going for Obama 68-31, showing a decline from 2008, but not an abandonment of their traditional Democratic home. As just 2% of the electorate, sample sizes are still small, and margins of error probably fairly big. We’ll know more as more Americans are polled.

In Florida, AP reports, hundreds of people remained in line waiting to cast ballots at some locations even as polls closed — at 7 p.m. in most of the state, 8 p.m. in the western Panhandle counties. Under state law, anyone already in line when the polls closed was permitted to vote.

Shortly before polls closed in Virginia, meanwhile, the Obama campaign sent out text messages saying that volunteers were needed “right now” to make sure that everyone who was still in line as polls closed got to vote.

More results from AP’s national exit poll:

– 52 percent of voters said Obama is more in touch with people like them, compared to 44 percent for Romney.

– About 4 in 10 voters said the U.S. economy was getting better, while 3 in 10 said it was getting worse, and 3 in 10 said it was the same.

– Just under 50 percent of voters favored repealing some or all of Obamacare. Forty-three percent preferred that the health care law be expanded or left as is.

– Only 3 in 10 voters said that most illegal immigrants working in the U.S. should be deported, while nearly two-thirds said such people should be offered a chance to apply for legal status.

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