Electoral College Map
Click on the map below for The Washington Post's analysis of the status of the campaign in each state. The analysis for the six yellow tossup states and the lightly shaded states, which are leaning toward Bush or Kerry, also includes recent polling data, previous election results and links to key Post stories. The analysis is based on reporting by Post staff members, private assessments from top Kerry and Bush strategists and interviews with political players in Washington and around the country. The Post's findings were detailed in a Sunday, Oct. 31, article.
Polls Updated: November 2, 2004; 8:00 a.m. ET