In New Mexico, it's Obama

Another key battleground state goes to the Democrat.


Alex Koppelman
November 5, 2008 7:40AM (UTC)

Barack Obama has reportedly won New Mexico and its five Electoral College votes. The state went for George W. Bush in 2004, but for Al Gore in 2000.

Like New Hampshire, this isn't a huge prize. But it is an important one, and it has been hotly contested at every level over the past eight years.

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Alex Koppelman

Alex Koppelman is a staff writer for Salon.

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