November 4th, 2008
08:05 PM ET
14 years ago

McCain set to win two states, CNN projects

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption=" McCain greets supporters at an airport rally in Grand Junction, CO."]
(CNN) - John McCain is set to win two more states as polls close at 8 p.m., CNN projects, based on exit polls.

McCain is on pace to defeat Democratic candidate Barack Obama in Oklahoma and Tennessee, which have a total of 18 electoral votes. CNN earlier projected that he would win South Carolina and Kentucky, bringing him to a total of 34 electoral votes.

A candidate needs 270 electoral votes to capture the White House.

Filed under: John McCain
soundoff (113 Responses)
  1. Dana

    In addition to my last comment, I have to bring up the fact that over and over I've heard how inexperienced Sarah Palin is. All of those people that love to bring up that argument don't seem to want to think about Obama and Biden's lack of experience!

    November 4, 2008 09:01 pm at 9:01 pm |
  2. PhillyWorldChamps.

    Why don't these stations get it right before reporting?! Obama won PA by a landslide, and the senile McCain is contesting it lol! Get a clue Johnny boy, and look at the numbers. They tell the whole story LOL!

    November 4, 2008 09:06 pm at 9:06 pm |
  3. cesar

    Who said Race was not a factor?
    If Barack Hussein Obama Jr. was not running for president the black population 'the majority' would be staying home and not voting. But when the blacks get a promise of $1000.00 dollars even for the blacks that do not pay taxes.
    Way to proud citizens.

    November 4, 2008 09:06 pm at 9:06 pm |
  4. juan

    Its looks like OBAMA will take it with that time for me to look for job abroad to avoid higher taxes .....

    November 4, 2008 09:08 pm at 9:08 pm |
  5. heather

    Our country our USA used to be a strong proud country. Truth, the American dream, independence and together we stand meant something. Together we need to rebuild and It may take this generation to sacrifice taxes and whatever else for our future America.
    Reality is we need to clean up the mess that the past number of years has left our country with on all levels. Tough job for any one but united maybe we can, Drastic times call for drastic measures. Race or party doesn't matter to the soilders that are unfortanely fighting, they are united and stand together for this country, why can't we do that on our own turf?

    November 4, 2008 09:09 pm at 9:09 pm |
  6. PhillyWorldChamps

    You have to forgive them DSW. They're inbred, and they know not what they do LOL! It's time to make glue out of them lol.

    November 4, 2008 09:10 pm at 9:10 pm |
  7. Anonymous

    barack all day, nevada going blue ya.ya.ya

    November 4, 2008 09:10 pm at 9:10 pm |
  8. Senka87-Amherst

    Republicans you people are so blind and selfish' only thinking about their own future'what about poor people, what about equality? what is wrong with this world? Obama will change everything for good,Mccain is going to bury us all alive even the Republicans' just life Bush almost did. OBAMA is the right man to push this Country out of the "gutter" that we are in today.

    November 4, 2008 09:11 pm at 9:11 pm |
  9. dewayne

    vote as come to just money as we see to night . not as stand but as lay . votes people ha. ha.

    November 4, 2008 09:28 pm at 9:28 pm |
  10. dewayne

    mother race is what the child race is . so i am white . can i say that i am black

    November 4, 2008 09:44 pm at 9:44 pm |
  11. dewayne

    he has run on being black , who has he lie to , would you lie to your mother , or the u.s.a.

    November 4, 2008 10:00 pm at 10:00 pm |
  12. Anonymous

    barack going to be the first black president in history. seiu back him up all the way nevada

    November 4, 2008 10:03 pm at 10:03 pm |
  13. jo j

    Yeah, CHANGE is coming baby. It is about time America has to now be forced to understand Muslim philososohpy and not just have Christianity as a majority. Change is good, we will build on social programs and help the disadnataged, We will get more involved in Africa and the problems there, like AIDS who is destroying this continent. instead of always being concerned with the middle east, europe and Asia all the time. OH yeah change is a comin and you better like it. CHANGE BABY..

    November 4, 2008 10:11 pm at 10:11 pm |
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