Romney: Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Alabama, Tennessee, Indiana, West Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Texas, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Utah, Montana, Missouri, Arizona
Obama: Connecticut, Delaware, Washington DC, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, Vermont, Rhode Island, New York, Michigan, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Wisconsin, New Hampshire
The Democratic-favouring west coast states have yet to be called.
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