Barack Obama has been re-elected for a second term.
President Obama won a second term tonight as ABC News projects he will be re-elected, emerging victorious in what had been a deadlocked race into the final hours of the campaign.
Obama's lease on the White House was renewed with a crucial victory in Ohio.
Celebrations erupted in Obama's home town of Chicago, while Romney's Boston headquarters went mournfully quiet.
State results provided by the Secretary of State: http://electionresults.sos.ne.gov/resultsSW.aspx?text=Race&type=SW&map=CTY
Lancaster County results provided by the Election Commissioner: http://lancaster.ne.gov/election/results/resul12n.htm