95,000 provisional ballots cast in OH; Bush leads in OH over 170,000

[JURIST Election Special] 4:30 AM ET - Provisional ballots cast in Ohio now total 95,649, according to the OH Secretary of State website. Current results in Ohio:

Bush 2,747,992 (51.36%)
Kerry 2,576 459 (48.16%)

Bush leads by 171,533 votes in Ohio.

4:42 AM ET - The Cincinnati Enquirer is reporting that Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell has estimated that 175,000 provisional ballots are outstanding. The Enquirer also reports that with 99% of precincts reporting, Bush leads Kerry by about 144,000 votes.

 

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