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3:35 p.m. Last polls close in Missouri at 7:00 p.m. CST. The Democrats will allocate 72 of its 88 convention delegates from the primary vote today: 47 pledged delegates are allocated proportionally based on the vote in each of the state's nine congressional districts, while 25 delegates are allocated based on the statewide vote.

Republicans will allocate all 58 of its convention delegates today based on the candidate with the most votes statewide.

10:47 p.m. Democratic (91% reporting)
Clinton = 49%
Obama = 48%

10:47 p.m. Republican (91% reporting)
McCain = 33%
Huckabee = 32%
Romney = 29%
Paul = 4%
Giuliani = 1%

10:53 p.m. Fox News calls the state of Missouri for John McCain.

11:05 p.m. As late returns come in, Obama has taken the lead in Missouri:
Democratic (97% reporting)
Obama = 49%
Clinton = 49%
Edwards = 2%

11:36 p.m. Fox News has called the Missouri race for Obama. This is Obama's 12th victory of the evening, and probably the most important victory for the campaign.

12:51 a.m. The final numbers from Missouri:
Democratic (100% reporting)
Obama = 49%
Clinton = 48%
Edwards = 2%
Uncommitted = 1%

Republican (100% reporting)
McCain = 33%
Huckabee = 32%
Romney = 29%
Paul = 4%
Giuliani = 1%

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