See stunning images from New Mexico to China. We're revamping our Comments section. Obama has the organizing advantage, although the economy remains a sticking point, especially in the industrial northwest.
An influx of under-35 crowd, especially from the Washington, D.
But Minnesota was competitive in 2000 and 2004, and includes a length of the Mississippi River Valley, among the Midwest's most pivotal swing regions. California and Utah are the only two states where Trump fell behind Romney by more than 100,000 votes, by 225,369 votes in Utah, and by 356,148 votes in California.
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This election has been rife with paradoxes, chief among them the discrepancy between the popular vote, which Hillary Clinton won by 2. But perhaps just as problematic for the GOP nominee is where and how the state has grown.
Print Share fb Share Tweet Email. But the numbers here suggest he is going to have to fight hard to hold onto it in 2016.
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New Mexico 5 - New Mexico emerged as a swing state in the past decade. Donald Trump Shutdown.
It also shows that the Comey announcement could very well have affected those other down ballot races when voters made up their minds in the final hours and cast their lots with Trump. An influx of young professionals and Hispanic voters were keys to Obama's victory in 2008. This all adds up to a recipe for yet another electoral cycle focused on North Carolina.
But a nearly 1 million Democratic edge in voter registration makes the state a reach for the GOP. Extreme weather and natural disasters.
Romney, a native son whose dad was governor, won the GOP primary but his opposition to 2008 auto bailout will hurt him. This was certainly true in 2016 when Clinton and Trump essentially took up residency in the state. Gun control advocates and representatives gather in remembrance of Parkland shooting.