9PM: Mitt takes Kansas, North Dakota, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas (a shocker...not), Wyoming, Mississippi.
Obama takes Michigan, New Yawk, and New Jersey.
Colorado and Wisconsin are the two big states in which the polls have closed at 9PM but whose results cannot be called at 9pm.
8:35 pm: VIRGINIA SUSPENDS REPORTING OF RESULTS: as thousands of voters still wait in line. Upwards of 70% turnout in Virginia and even higher turn out in the Prince Williams area which is a heavily democratic area.
CBS News calls Connecticut Senatorial race for Democrat Chris Murphy, who beat Linda McMahon, who spent over 100 million dollars of a wrestling fortune in her quixotic quest to become a senator.
The Polls have closed at 8pm and Obama takes Connecticut, Delaware, DC (3 Evs), Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts (Mitt's home state), Maine (3 of 4 EVs. Maine allocates its EV votes) Rhode Island.
Mitt takes Oklahoma, where the wind....never mind.
Florida too close to call.
The polls have closed at 7pm. The battleground state of Virginia is too close to call. The senate races in Virginia and Indiana are too close to call. Everyone's favourite socialist- Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has been re-elected. Way to go Bernie!
We're changing our prediction to Obama declared the winner on Wednesday at 12:35 Am. First- anyone foolish enough to pick a time before 11:00 PM EST, cannot win, as the polls in California do not close before then, and Obama needs the California electoral votes to put him over the top. If things go really well for the president, he may know he has won before 11:00 pm., but he cannot officially be declared the winner before then.
We think Obama wins Virginia but Ohio and Pennsylvania will be too close to call for many hours. Just an educated guess.