538 - The total number of votes in the Electoral College.
270 - The number of votes in the Electoral College needed to win the White House.
72 - John McCain’s age. If elected, he would be the oldest first term president in American history.
65 - Joe Biden’s age.
47 - Barack Obama’s age.
44 - Sarah Palin’s age.
9 – The number of candidates who ran for the Democratic presidential nomination.
11 - The number of candidates who ran for the Republican presidential nomination.
43 - The number of men who have been President of the United States.
46 - The number of men who have been Vice President of the United States.
14 - The number of vice presidents who have become president.
0 – The number of women and African Americans who have been President or Vice President of the United States.
41 - The number of states that lost jobs during the month of September.
11 - The percentage of people who think the country is going in the right direction, according to a recent poll by CBS News and the New York Times.
15 – The approval rating of Congress in a recent poll by CBS News and the New York Times.
22 - President George W. Bush’s approval rating in recent poll by CBS News and the New York Times.
435 - The number of members in the House of Representatives. All of them are up for re-election.
34 - The number of senators up for re-election.
60 - The number of senators necessary to break a filibuster.
9 - The number of Senate seats Democrats need to win on Election Day to reach a 60-seat filibuster-proof supermajority.
150,000 – The amount of money the Republican National Committee spent on shopping for clothes for Sarah Palin and her family after she was chosen to be John McCain’s running mate.
150,000,000 – The record amount of money the Obama campaign raised during the month of September.
134,000,000 – The amount of money the Obama campaign had at its disposal to spend during the final month of the election.
640,000,000 – The amount of money raised by the Obama campaign.
360,000,000 – The amount of money raised by the McCain campaign.
84,000,000 – The amount of money from public financing John McCain could spend during the last two months of the campaign after securing his party’s presidential nomination.
4,191 – The number of U.S. military casualties killed in Iraq since 2003.
554 – The number of U.S. military casualties killed in Afghanistan since 2001.
537 - The number of votes that decided who won Florida and the 2000 presidential election.
123,535,883 – The number of people who voted in the 2004 presidential election.
19,549,291 – The number of ballots cast during early voting in the 2008 election.
Note: All statistics are updated as of Friday, October 31.