No winner declared in presidential election; John Kerry wins New Jersey
With the presidential race still undecided, the nations attention will be on Ohio Wednesday because ballots are still being counted.
There is no clear winner in the race for president between Republican President George W. Bush and Democratic Senator John Kerry. Reports say President Bush is preparing to declare victory, while Senator Kerry will not concede.
The 20 electoral votes that will go to the winner of Ohio are still unclaimed. White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card declared President Bush the winner in Ohio early Wednesday morning. Democratic vice presidential candidate John Edwards says he and Senator Kerry will fight for every vote.
President Bush won the same states as he did four years ago, while John Kerry was victorious in the same states Al Gore won in 2000. Bush won the battleground state of Florida, while Kerry was the winner in Pennsylvania.
John Kerry captured New Jersey and its 15 electoral votes. A Republican presidential candidate has not won in the Garden State since 1988.