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US Election results: National

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National, Electoral college votes: 538
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PRESIDENTIAL RESULT
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Kerry concedes - Bush wins
 
 
George W Bush has won the presidential election after Democratic challenger John Kerry admitted defeat.
  CANDIDATE PARTY ELECTORAL VOTES VOTES %  
  George W Bush Republican 286 59,841,499 51.0  
  John Kerry Democrat 252 56,382,976 48.0  
  Ralph Nader Independent 0 406,880 1  
Results after 51 of 51 states called, inc DC*   

CONGRESSIONAL RESULTS: SENATE
  PARTY 2000 2002 2004  
  Republican 50 51 55  
  Democrat 50 48 44  
  Other 0 1 1  
CONGRESSIONAL RESULTS: HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  PARTY 2000 2002 2004  
  Republican 221 229 230  
  Democrat 212 205 200  
  Other 2 1 1  

*The US has 50 states but the District of Columbia is included in our tally because it also takes part in presidential elections

Results based on AP data. For more details:


PROJECTED RESULT

George W Bush: 286

John Kerry: 252


51 of 51 states called, inc DC

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