Election Updates

By Bethany Reinhart

7:47 p.m.

Obama steps into a strong lead with 102 electoral votes vs McCain’s 34, according to CNN.com.

8:11 p.m.

Obama now leading with 174 electoral votes. McCain has secured 49, according to CNN.com

8:55 p.m.

ABC.com shows Obama with 200 electoral votes and McCain with 130.