US waits for Florida result

Barack Obama has won 303 electoral college votes so far - surpassing the 270 needed for victory - in the US election.

Florida is too close to call for a projected result but the President holds a slender lead over his rival Mitt Romney in the sunshine state.

Here is a picture of NBC News' election map:

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Barack Obama is leading in Florida, which has 29 electoral college votes. Credit: NBC News

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US election: Projected results

The full US election 2012 results so far, as projected by NBC News.