Over to MSNBC, Chuck Todd checking his map calls it the Big Five: Florida, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri and Virginia. Right now, the map is falling right into the 2004 results. However, Todd is correct in saying until one of the Big Five flips, we won’t know how this election is going.
It looks good for Obama in Indiana and Florida as he’s ahead in both states and carrying normal Democratic counties by wide margins, but he has to take them by enough to make those flip from Red to Blue.
We’re approaching 9 p.m on the East Coast and 15 states where the polls are closing. We should get some more trends then.
By the way, Katie Couric is doing a pretty decent job on CBS. Remember last year when the thoughts were that she was going to be fired after November? I think after the Palin interviews, that sentiment changed.