- Local Guide
Jefferson County is reporting that 100 percent of precincts are now in, with 17,304 ballots being cast.
Republican Mitt Romney swept Jefferson County with 12,288 votes (71.67 percent), compared to 4,535 votes for Democrat Barack Obama (26.45 percent).
However, the Associated Press is reporting that Obama won Pennsylvania overall.
In other Jefferson County news, Republican Tom Smith netted 12,031 votes (70.48 percent) versus Democrat Bob Casey Jr., who received 4,614 votes (27.03 percent).
The Associated Press is also reporting that Casey took Pennsylvania.
Incumbent Rep. Glenn Thompson, a Republican, netted 12,584 votes (74.70 percent), beating Democrat Charles Dumas, who received 4,251 votes (25.23 percent) in the county.
Rep. Sam Smith and Sen. Joe Scarnati, both incumbent Republicans, swept their unopposed races, taking 97 and 99 percent of the votes, respectively, in Jefferson County.
The results are unofficial until verified by the Jefferson County Board of Elections.