US election battleground map

04:43, Nov 07 2012

Follow the US election here with an updating map of CNN projections.

Each state has a pre-determined number of Electoral College votes and the winner of each state claims all of these votes. Blue indicates CNN has called a win for Democratic incumbent Barack Obama, and red indicates a win for Republican candidate Mitt Romney

The election is a race to 270 Electoral College votes as this amount gives the candidate a majority.