Florida exit polls: Obama wins Hispanics, loses whites

Highlights from Florida exit polls. Again, these are subject to change and should be taken with a grain of salt. 

* Hispanics make up 17 percent of voters; they were 15 percent in 2008. Among all Hispanics, President Obama leads 60 to 39 percent. Among non-Cuban Hispanics, he leads Mitt Romney 68 to 32 percent. 

* Those numbers flip when you look at white voters, who make up 66 percent of the electorate. Obama is down 38 percent to 61 among whites. 

* African Americans are 13 percent of voters, the same as 2008.

* Independents are split almost evenly; party ID split is similar to 2008. 

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Hour-by-hour guide to election night

Bill Nelson wins Florida Senate race

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* Obama leads 66 to 31 with Jewish voters, five percent of the electorate. 

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