Election Law @ Moritz

 

Tight Races:  2008

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Presidential races (source is http://edition.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/results/full/#val=Pp2 unless otherwise noted)

Race

Candidates Current Margin of Victory Margin of Victory (PCT)
Last updated
Provisional casting rate (from 06 EDS)
Automatic recount trigger
MO McCain (R) Obama (D) 4,780 (McCain) 0.02%
11/18 3:29 ET
0.36%
N/A

 

US Senate races (source is http://edition.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/results/full/#S unless otherwise noted)

Race

Candidates Current Margin of Victory Margin of Victory (PCT)
Last updated
Provisional casting rate (from 06 EDS)
Automatic recount trigger
AK Begich (D) Stevens (R) 1,022 (Begich) .04%
11/18 3:29 ET
6.46%
N/A
GA Chambliss (R) Martin (D)* 109,748 (Chambliss) 2.91% 11/18 3:27 ET 0.26% N/A
MN Coleman (R) Franken (D) 206 (Coleman) 0% 11/18 3:26 ET 0% 0.5%

*This race will result in a runoff under Georgia law.

 

US House races (source is http://edition.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/results/full/#S unless otherwise noted)

Race

Candidates Current Margin of Victory Margin of Victory (PCT)
Last updated
Provisional casting rate (from 06 EDS)
Automatic recount trigger
AK-1 Young (R) Berkowitz (D) 16,701 (Young) 6%
11/18 3:16 ET
6.46%
N/A
CA-4 McClintock (R) Brown (D) 622 (McClintock) 0.02% 11/18 3:17 ET 5.22% N/A
OH-15 Stivers (R) Kilroy (D) either 393 or 149 (Stivers)* 0% 11/13 2:55 ET 3.56%
0.25%
VA-5 Perriello (D) Goode (R) 745 (Perriello) 0% 11/18 3:24 ET 0.08%
N/A

* See here:  http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/news/articles.php?ID=3921