John McCain has conceded and Barack Obama is officially president-elect, but there are still 7,000 uncounted votes in Missouri.
Rachel Glaser (GLAZ-R) has more with the story from Jefferson City.
Missouri is a bellwether state, with the impressive record of voting for the president-elect since 1904 except in the election of 1956 and now the historical election of 2008.
John McCain won the state of Missouri by about 6,000 votes, but the uncounted provisional ballots could give Missour's vote to Obama.
Provisional ballots are cast by people whose status as a registered voter could not be verified.
Secretary of State's director of communication, Ryan Hobart explains the process of counting provisional ballots.
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Missouri's voters broke records on Tuesday with 2.9 million casting their ballots.
Reporting from the State Capitol, I'm Rachel Glaser.
John McCain has conceded, and Barack Obama is officially president-elect, but Missouri still has 7,000 uncounted votes.
Missouri has been called a "political phenomenon" for it's consist bellwether status.
Missouri has only not voted for the president elect twice in the last 104 years. Once in 1956, and now in the historical election of 2008.
John McCain won the state by a mere 6,000 votes, but uncounted provisional votes could give the state to Obama.
Secretary of State's director of communication, Ryan Hobart explains the importance of Missouri's bellwether status.
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Reporting from the State Capitol, I'm Rachel Glaser