Here is the latest incomplete projection of electoral college votes in the U.S. presidential election, based on exit polls for US news organizations. A candidate needs 270 electoral votes to win the election.
Republican George W. Bush has 196 electoral votes from: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, North and South Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.
Democrat John Kerry has 112 electoral votes from: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington DC.
There is not enough information to project a winner in several states including the so-called battleground states of Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania. Polls in some other states have not yet closed.