Romney Wins in West Virginia

Romney adds 5 electoral votes to his tally.

Posted: 11/06/2012 07:49 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney has captured West Virginia and its five electoral votes.

President Barack Obama is unpopular in the state, and West Virginia GOP officials have been hoping that would lead to victories for other Republicans on the ballot.

Romney earlier won in Kentucky, giving him 13 electoral votes overall, while Obama was the winner of Vermont's three electoral votes.

BET Politics - Your source for the latest news, photos and videos illuminating key issues and personalities in African-American political life, plus commentary from some of our liveliest voices. Click here to subscribe to our newsletter.  

(Photo: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Videos You May Like

From Our Partners