Races in Missouri remain close on this Super Tuesday, with no clear winner on either the Republican or Democrat ballot even late in the evening.
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee had held a lead throughout the evening in the Republican primary, until Arizona Senator John McCain caught and passed him. With just over 300 precincts yet to report, McCain has 176,058 votes, 32.7% of the vote. Huckabee has 174,338 votes, just behind McCain with 32.3% of the vote. Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney is running a close third with 155,112 votes, 28.8%. Texas Congressman Ron Paul is far back, garnering only 24,024 votes, 4.5%.
New York Senator Hillary Clinton had a sizeable lead early in Missouri, but has seen that lead slip. Clinton still holds the lead. She has 352,021 votes, 49.5% of the Democratic vote. Illinois Senator Barack Obama has 337,556 votes, just behind Clinton with 47.5% of the vote. Former North Carolina Senator John Edwards, who dropped out of the race after campaigning in Missouri, still received 15,441 votes, 2.2%.