FiveThirtyEight.com

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FiveThirtyEight.com is a new political blog that has a wealth of information on what the 2008 electoral map will look like in November. 538 represents the total number of presidential electors that make up the United States Electoral College and meet every four years to cast the official votes for President of the United States.

The site uses current state level polling and past voting trends to predict the election outcome for each state and is updated as the political climate shifts. It has taken a unique approach to grouping states into regions that have similar demographics and voting paterns.

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