Electoral Votes Are Being Counted
President Obama and Vice President Biden are about to be declared winners of the 2012 election.
Electoral College votes are now being counted at a joint session of Congress. If you wish to watch, C-SPAN is webcasting here.
We'll update with the official word when the count is finished. If all votes are cast as expected, there should be 332 for the president and Biden, and 206 for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan.
It takes 270 Electoral College votes to be elected.