Which way is your state leaning?

Republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama talk after the first presidential debate at the University of Denver. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
CNN released an interactive map projecting the winner between President Obama and Governor Romney in each state.

After calculations, CNN has projected Obama to gain 237 electoral points and Romney to gain 206 electoral votes. Eight states (95 electoral votes) were unallocated and labeled “toss-up” states. Viewers can choose which candidate the state will lean to and project a final winner or choose from scenarios based on 2008 and 2004 results or on CNN contributors’ opinions.

CNN has labeled North Carolina as sending its electoral votes to Governor Romney, changing the state from a “toss up” to “light red” on their projected map:

Four years ago then Sen. Barack Obama became the first Democrat since 1976 to carry North Carolina in a presidential election. And this summer the Democrats held their nominating convention in Charlotte.

Last week, in a clear sign it’s confident about turning the state from blue to red, Republican nominee Mitt Romney’s campaign moved its North Carolina spokesman out of the state and planned to shift more staffers to other states.

Read more at CNN.com.

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