Bush retains lead in OH

[JURIST Election Special] 2:35 AM ET - With 95.19% of precincts reporting in OH, the totals are:

Bush - 2,668,988 - 51.325%
Kerry - 2,506,083 - 48.19%
Difference: 162,905

According to the OH Secretary of State website, only 36,932 provisional ballots had been issued to counties before the election. The OH Secretary of State does not believe that the number of provisional ballots ultimately number more than 100,000.

2:42 AM ET - NBC News calls Hawaii for Kerry.

2:49 AM ET - CBS, Fox and CNN call Michigan for Kerry.

 

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