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Durham County backs Obama decisively

Filed at 10:34 p.m.

68 percent of Durham County voted for John Kerry in 2004 and, as Christine Hall reported, this was the strongest Democratic support of any N.C. County. This year Durham County residents showed even stronger support for Barack Obama, backing him with 75.8 percent of the vote.

Yadkin County, as Ryan Brown reported, was North Carolina's strongest Republican county in the 2004 presidential race. This year Yadkin supported McCain with 72.8 percent.

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