Tuesday, October 12, 2004

Electoral College Projector

Each day it seems like a new nationwide poll comes out from some polling guru or another. However, as the 2000 election showed us, the nationwide percentage of votes received by the candidates is irrelevant. The President of the United States is the candidate who receives the most votes in the electoral college.

Jason Kline showed me an outstanding site that breaks down the electoral college based on the latest polls from each state. Electoral-vote.com. The graphics are good and informative at this site.

270 electoral college votes are required to clinch the Presidential election. Electoral-vote.com currently has the electoral college race scored as follows:

(This score is up to date. It is not frozen for October 12.)