Most news organizations project Barack Obama to win reelection. This is a sample of the returns without Florida decided as of this time.
Electoral Vote Projections 280 Obama — 203 Romney
B. Obama M. Romney
Popular Vote: 49% / 44,471,727 Popular Vote: 49% / 44,625,997
Many independent voters wondered if there were any significant difference between these two candidates on most major issues. This may explain the rather close vote. Here’s an interesting opinion piece discussing this topic further.