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It's Official: 61% in Fridley Voted for Obama

State Canvassing Board certified final Nov. 6, 2012 election results on Tuesday.

Voters in Fridley outpaced voters across Minnesota in their support for .

Final tallies certified Wednesday by the Minnesota State Canvassing Board show that in Fridley's 12 precincts, 61.11 percent of the votes went to the Democratic ticket, compared to 52.65 percent support for Obama statewide.

The Republican ticket of Mitt Romney and U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan got 36.36 percent in Fridley and 44.96 percent statewide.

In Anoka County, the now-official results showed the Romney-Ryan winning with 50.11 percent of the vote. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden got 47.52 percent—about the amount Romney famously said supported Obama nationally in a secretly taped video.


Total Fridley % Fridley Total Anoka Co % Anoka Co Total MN % MN Romney 5,205 36.36% 93,430 50.11% 1,320,225 44.96% Obama 8,748 61.11% 88,614 47.52% 1,546,167 52.65%

Source: Minnesota Secretary of State

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