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Race remains tight in major swing states; problems mostly local

[JURIST] [JURIST Election Special] 10:35 PM ET - The major swing states remain up in the air as results continue to be tallied. Major networks continue to point to Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania as being the keys to the outcome of the election.

Florida, with 74% of precincts reporting, stands at:

Bush - 2,747,384 - 51%
Kerry - 2,560,036 - 47 %

In Ohio, results are in from 34% of precincts:

Bush - 1,041,093 - 52%
Kerry - 943,467 - 47%

Pennsylvania has results from 52% of precincts:

Bush - 872, 891 - 40
Kerry - 1,314,057 - 60

AP is reporting that election-day issues have been limited to local problems, rather than any large-scale breakdowns.

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