Finally: Mac Wins Missouri

Last state to be called leaves tally at Obama 365, McCain 173
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 19, 2008 1:55 PM CST
Finally: Mac Wins Missouri
A Missouri resident questions John McCain about oil drilling during a campaign stop there in June.   (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Missouri, the last state up for grabs, looks to have gone Republican by less than a 1% margin, leaving John McCain with 173 electoral votes to Barack Obama’s 365, the Kansas City Star reports. There are still 3,000 uncounted provisional ballots, but McCain’s margin is large enough to declare him the winner of the state’s 11 electoral votes. (Read more Election 2008 stories.)

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