[JURIST] [JURIST Election Special] 4:30 AM ET - Provisional ballots cast in Ohio now total 95,649, according to the OH Secretary of State website. Current results in Ohio:
Bush 2,747,992 (51.36%)
Kerry 2,576 459 (48.16%)
Bush leads by 171,533 votes in Ohio.
4:42 AM ET - The Cincinnati Enquirer is reporting that Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell has estimated that 175,000 provisional ballots are outstanding. The Enquirer also reports that with 99% of precincts reporting, Bush leads Kerry by about 144,000 votes.