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It's official: Democrats nominate Obama

Sept. 6, 2012 at 12:27 AM
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., early Thursday nominated President Obama as the party's standard-bearer.

Obama needed 2,778 votes to be nominated. Roughly 6,000 delegates are seated at this convention.

Mississippi deferred announcing its votes to Ohio, a battleground state, which cast all 188 votes for Obama, putting him over the threshold.

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