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Jeb Bush & Katherine Harris Victorious In Florida

The President’s brother Jeb Bush appears to have been comfortably re-elected as Governor in Florida according to early results.

Recent polls in the State that decided the Presidential election in 2000 had shown Bush was in for a close race against challenger Bill McBride. However the polls appear to have been wrong.

With 61% of precincts reporting: John Ellis "Jeb" Bush has 1,860,184 votes (58%) to Bill McBride's 1,344,864 (42%).

Meanwhile in the 13th Congressional District of Florida, the woman U.S. Democrats love to loathe, former Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris appears to have a comfortable lead over her rival with 97% of precincts reporting.

With Florida crawling with electoral monitors and lawyers it remains to be seen whether these results will be challenged.

For live updating results from Florida see…

(Coverage of the US election results continuing…)

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