President-elect Barack ObamaBarack Hussein Obama2020 Democratic Party platform endorses Trump's NASA moon program Davis: My recommendation for vice president on Biden ticket Statehood for Puerto Rico and the obstruction of justice MORE did not win Florida's 27 Electoral Votes on November 4, an Associated Press review of the state's vote found. Rather, the Illinois Democrat bested Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainAsian American voters could make a difference in 2020 Budowsky: Trump October surprise could devastate GOP The Memo: Biden seeks to peel older voters from Trump MORE (R-Ariz.) through building an advantage amongst the state's early voters.

McCain beat Obama by almost five percent on Election Day, but Obama had an 11 point advantage among those who cast their ballot early, helping seal Obama's overall victory in the state.

Almost a quarter of the state's votes were cast early between October 20 and November 2, the AP found.

-Michael O'Brien