The United States of America [USA] election has been won by the incumbent president, Barack Husseni Obama. He defeated his republican opponent, Governor Mitt Willard Romney with 272 electoral votes. President Obama’s victory came at about 11:18pm [New York time].
Obama, the Democratic Party candidate carried the traditional blue states of Illinois (his home state), as well as challenger Mitt Romney’s home state of Massachusetts and Vice President Joe Biden’s home state of Delaware. He also won Wisconsin, the home state of Romney’s vice presidential candidate, Paul Ryan
However Mitt Wiilard Romney pulled higher general votes. He pulled more votes than Obama by one million votes.