Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaJudge denies bid to move lawsuit over Trump national monument rollbacks to Utah Tomi Lahren to former first lady: 'Sit down, Michelle' The Hill's 12:30 Report — Trump questions Kavanaugh accuser's account | Accuser may testify Thursday | Midterm blame game begins MORE has won the state that bedeviled Democrats in 2000: Florida.

The Associated Press called the race in Florida, the first Southern state for Obama, around 11 p.m., just about the time that Obama was declared by networks the projected winner of the presidential race.

Vice President Al GoreAlbert (Al) Arnold GoreAl Gore: 'This experiment with Trumpism is not going well' Protecting democracy requires action from all of us Poll: Democrat Bredesen leads GOP's Blackburn by 5 points in Tennessee Senate race MORE lost Florida by just 537 votes eight years ago, preventing him from winning the White House.