At 9:00, MSNBC called New York, Rhode Island, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan for Obama, and Kansas, North Dakota, and Wyoming for McCain. With Alabama and Georgia going for McCain, the Electoral College stands at 175 for Obama and 70 for McCain.
Earlier, Kay Hagan was projected the winner of the Senate race in North Carolina over Elizabeth Dole. Democratic pickups are up to three. Alabama and Georgia were called for McCain. In Massachusetts, John Kerry won re-election to the Senate, John Olver won re-election to the House, and Question 1, which would have eliminated the state income tax, failed.