US ’08 Presidential Electoral Vote Projection Maps November 2, 2008Posted by chandrapong007 in Politics.
Tags: '08 Electoral Vote Projection Maps, US Elections 2008: Obama vs. McCain
Who will win the electoral college? – BBC
The winner of the US presidential election is not always the candidate who wins the popular vote – the path to victory is to win a majority in the electoral college.
Each state has a certain number of electors who elect the president – the number depends on the state’s population – and the trick is to win enough states to stack up 270 electors’ votes.
Below are what the maps looked like at 1200 GMT on Saturday 1 November.
More detail maps description: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/us_elections_2008/7693060.stm
Election Map (Yahoo News): http://news.yahoo.com/election/2008/dashboard
CNN Electoral Map Calculator (John King): http://edition.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/calculator/