IN THE MCCAIN COLUMN...
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 4, 2008 9:37 PM CST
Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., accompanied by his wife Cindy, votes in the 2008 presidential election at the Albright United Methodist Church in Phoenix, Ariz., Tuesday,...   (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
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(Newser) – In the race to 270, John McCain came up short, but turned a chunk of the map red, kicking things off by scoring 8 electoral votes in Kentucky and winning much on the South. Here's what the McCain/Palin ticket took:

  • Kentucky (8)
  • South Carolina (8)
  • Oklahoma (7)
  • Tennessee (11)

  • Georgia (15)
  • Alabama (9)
  • Kansas (6)
  • Wyoming (3)
  • North Dakota (3)
  • Arkansas (6)
  • West Virginia (5)
  • Louisiana (9)
  • Texas (34)
  • Utah (5)
  • Mississippi (6)
  • South Dakota (3)
  • Nebraska (5)
  • Idaho (4)
  • Arizona (10)
  • Alaska (3)
  • Montana (3)