Karl Rove Projects Obama Victory

Karl Rove, the Republican strategist who engineered two successful elections for George W. Bush, projected Barack Obama would win the Electoral College in his final election analysis.

Rove, who has been tracking the race with predictions throughout the cycle, estimated that Obama would win 338 electoral votes, while Republican nominee John McCain would win 200.

Of the many contested battleground states in the election, Rover projected that Ohio, Florida, Virginia, and Pennsylvania would go for Obama, and that lesser battlegrounds such as New Hampshire and Nevada would also tilt toward the Illinois Democrat.

A copy of Rove's map is available here:

Final Rove map

-Michael O'Brien

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