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-- six months -- Election Day which is why Vice President Biden is swinging through Ohio today and governor Romney.
In Florida for a couple of days.
Ohio and Florida are two of the nine swing states that are likely to decide.
Which of these men wins in November the other states are.
Virginia North Carolina Wisconsin.
And and Missouri and New Hampshire each of those states except -- voted for the president back in 2008.
But five of those states have also elected Republican governor since then all of them -- -- significant numbers.
Of Republicans to their state legislatures or congressional delegation.
Let's take a look at what we speaker of the five most important battleground states because of our high number.
Of electoral votes these five states Wisconsin Virginia North Carolina Ohio Florida -- up to 85 electoral votes now the eventual winner.
Needs of course 270 electoral votes to win real clear politics -- President Obama.
Is only 27.
Electoral votes short.
Is what they project we're -- right now governor Romney way back it -- 170.
But some 125.
Electoral votes 125.
And being up for grabs that's what makes an election it's also won a state like Florida is so critical it has 29.
Electoral College votes Tony not.
And right now the river whenever politics average as President Obama and governor Romney in the dead heat believe -- -- not.
Reported -- and there's a well established Bellwether Ohio of course it has eighteen locked -- votes eighteen.
And the reporter politics average they're showing President Obama had a governor Romney 47.
To 42 and -- good at all over this President Obama.
A spot right now by the oil now -- have correctly -- -- -- winning presidential candidate in the last twelve election.
Romney however is in is in good shape in North Carolina is ahead there of the president.
Not exactly -- comfortable with -- any stretch.
And with fifteen electoral votes it is also extraordinarily important.
Another -- state of course is Virginia thirteen electoral votes there.
And -- want according to reporter politics President Obama again has an advantage but only by three points so.
-- -- And getting to Wisconsin ten votes ten electoral votes here.
And the president is ahead but within the margin of error by two points but.
That is president Obama's -- -- put us.
Wants to and you begin to see the problem -- governor Romney now faces.
Republicans by the way in Wisconsin see a lot of possibilities.
Governor Walker he survived his recall election next month will be in great shape to help the presidential candidate by the way the polls are showing.
A nine point lead for governor Scott Walker in that recall election.
By the way the Democratic National Committee has -- all of their people all of their money and forces out of Wisconsin.
To Governor -- in -- recall election.
Nothing to concede here -- state and this will be the battleground.
The primary battleground for the presidency.
This year and is we -- as of right now.
He is well ahead by more than seventy votes right now -- the real or politics projections.
Seven electoral votes ahead of governor Romney with -- 17270.
Needed of course to win the presidency.
We will be following this throughout to see what -- what changes.
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