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  •  Yes CNN Has Missouri as Red but other networks (1+ / 0-)
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    still have it blank ? What was the final result of Missouri as it differs depending on where you look.

    I am happy NC was finally decided and went blue. We can work on getting NC bluer and on MO and hell MT was closer than many thought. The only state that ended up not being as close as pollsters thought it might be was ND. It turned out MT was closer.

    •  MO SoS Shows WcCain With More (0+ / 0-)

      The Missouri Secretary of State "Election Night Reporting" all races page says:

      U.S. President And Vice President	   Precincts Reporting 3533 of 3533
       John McCain, Sarah Palin	REP 1,442,673	 49.4%	
       Barack Obama, Joe Biden	DEM 1,436,814	 49.2%	
       Bob Barr, Wayne A. Root	LIB 11,355	 .4%	
       Chuck Baldwin, Darrell Castle	CST 8,181	 .3%	
       Ralph Nader, Matt Gonzalez	IND 17,769	 .6%	
       Cynthia McKinney, Rosa Clemente WI 958 	 .0%	
      Total Votes	2,917,750

      But the top of that page says

      Unofficial Election Returns
      State of Missouri General Election  - 2008 General Election
      Tuesday, November 04, 2008

      What troubles me the most is that there's no reporting of this story. How can the #1 "bellwether state" fail to report an official count, with a 49:49% split by 6000 votes, not get any coverage all week while it remains the only state not reporting?

      "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." - HST

      by DocGonzo on Fri Nov 07, 2008 at 09:47:01 AM PST

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      •  That is very strange and I wonder if all the (0+ / 0-)

        provisional and overseas ballots were counted. As VA said their overseas ballots would not arrive to be counted until Nov. 14th. I wonder how many other states have late arriving overseas ballots that were mailed within the time allowed but have not arrived. ?

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