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2:55 p.m. Last polls close in Oklahoma at 7:00 p.m. CST. The Democrats will allocate 38 of its 47 convention delegates based proportionally on the primary vote: 25 district delegates are allocated based on the primary results in each of the state's five congressional districts while 13 delegates are allocated based on the statewide vote.

Republicans will allocate 38 of its 41 convention delegates today: 15 are allocated to the candidate receiving the most votes in each of five Congressional districts, while 23 are allocated based on the candidate receiving the most votes statewide.

7:00 p.m. NBC and Fox News projects Clinton the winner in Oklahoma. Obama did not compete in the state - one of the few in which he did not run any media buys.

8:56 p.m. Fox News calls the state of Oklahoma for John McCain.

12:06 a.m. Republicans (100% reporting)
McCain = 37%
Huckabee = 33%
Romney = 25%
Paul = 3%
Giuliani = 1%

12:06 a.m. Democratic (100% reporting)
Clinton = 55%
Obama = 31%
Edwards = 10%

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