The Obama Campaign’s Official Electoral Map Includes Eight Key Swing States

The Barack Obama campaign is out with a new video message to supporters today, updating them on the campaign’s “outlook” and where the race stands at this point. 

Here’s where the Obama campaign sees itself right now in terms of electoral votes. (visualisation thanks to

Obama campaign electoral map

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The eight key battleground states: New Hampshire, Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Iowa, Colorado and Wisconsin. 

It’s notable that the Obama campaign is identifying Wisconsin, home of Tuesday’s recall election and increasingly likely Democratic loss, as a toss-up state. Also notable to include New Hampshire.

Ultimately, though, this video serves to restore confidence and support, and mobilize supporters in these swing states. That’s why, in addition to the eight safe toss-ups, Nevada, New Mexico, Minnesota, Michigan, and Pennsylvania are “leaning” Democratic.  

Watch the video below: