Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaBiden's immigration plan has serious problems Hearing for Twitter hack suspect Zoom-bombed by porn, rap music Read: Sally Yates testimony MORE has won Iowa according to network projections, with John McCain scoring projected wins in Mississippi, Texas, and Utah.

Iowa was the only of those states considered a battleground by pundits heading into the 2008 race. Obama maintained a solid lead there since winning the Democratic nomination in June: his smallest lead in any major poll there was four percent in June.

Obama takes Iowa's seven electoral votes, while McCain collects 45 from Mississippi, Texas, and Utah.