3:35 p.m. Last polls close in Missouri at 7:00 p.m. CST. The Democrats will allocate 72 of its 88 convention delegates from the primary vote today: 47 pledged delegates are allocated proportionally based on the vote in each of the state’s nine congressional districts, while 25 delegates are allocated based on the statewide vote.

Republicans will allocate all 58 of its convention delegates today based on the candidate with the most votes statewide.

10:47 p.m. Democratic (91% reporting)
Clinton = 49%
Obama = 48%

10:47 p.m. Republican (91% reporting)
McCain = 33%
Huckabee = 32%
Romney = 29%
Paul = 4%
Giuliani = 1%

10:53 p.m. Fox News calls the state of Missouri for John McCain.

11:05 p.m. As late returns come in, Obama has taken the lead in Missouri:
Democratic (97% reporting)
Obama = 49%
Clinton = 49%
Edwards = 2%

11:36 p.m. Fox News has called the Missouri race for Obama. This is Obama’s 12th victory of the evening, and probably the most important victory for the campaign.

12:51 a.m. The final numbers from Missouri:
Democratic (100% reporting)
Obama = 49%
Clinton = 48%
Edwards = 2%
Uncommitted = 1%

Republican (100% reporting)
McCain = 33%
Huckabee = 32%
Romney = 29%
Paul = 4%
Giuliani = 1%

1 Comment

  1. jackspar on August 23, 2008 at 7:36 am

    Drug trafficking is surprising rampant in the state of Missouri. Mexican trafficking organizations are primarily responsible for distributing illegal drugs throughout the state. The most common drugs in Missouri are marijuana, meth, cocaine, and heroin. In addition, like many Midwest states Missouri is littered with meth labs. These issues have contributed to a high violent crime rate and make it even more important for individuals suffering from alcoholism and drug abuse to seek treatment at a rehab facility.

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    Missouri Drug Addiction