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Final 2008 U.S. Presidential Electoral Map

November 5, 2008

Here are the nearly final 2008 U.S. Presidential Election results from Yahoo and Real Clear Politics:

U.S. Presidential Election Results

U.S. Presidential Election Results

Barack Obama is set to become the 44th President of the United States with 349 Electoral Votes compared to John McCain’s 147+ electoral votes.

Update 11-07-08:

Missouri has yet to show us what their 2008 U.S. Presidential Electoral Votes are.

2008 Final Electoral Map

2008 Final Electoral Map

Interactive US Electoral College Map in Google Maps

November 4, 2008

MapMash has produced a pretty cool interactive US Electoral College map in Google Maps.

The MapMash map has eight different 2008 electoral college polls preloaded for comparing poll results from CNN, MSNBC, New York Times, USA Today, Pollster.com, Real Clear Politics, 270toWin.com and Politico.com

MapMash

MapMash

I don’t know when the polls were conducted but their results vary widely.

US Electoral College Map

US Electoral College Map

Google Maps users can click each state to see how its electoral votes could affect the 2008 election outcome.

Reset the map from the “Submit Your Prediction” drop down box to generate your own personal prediction of the electoral college vote outcome.

Reset

Reset

Click twice on a state to switch votes from Obama to McCain or vice versa when to create your own custom electoral college map.

US Electoral College State Map

US Electoral College State Map

Overall, MapMash has created another cool use for Google Maps.