Thinking About the Electoral College Already . . .
Scott Elliot runs a fantastic site for election junkies, Election Projection.com.
In his first projection of the 2012 race, matching Mitt Romney vs. Barack Obama, he projects the incumbent hanging on with 272 electoral votes; Romney wins 266. New Hampshire, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada and Wisconsin are among the swing states that stick with Obama; Romney wins Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, Interestingly, he projects Romney to win 49.4 percent of the popular vote and Obama to win 49.1 percent of the vote.