The Electoral Map and the Battleground States
The Associated Press reports on the state of the electoral map and says right now it favors Democrats. It includes 14 states as battleground states that could go either way.
William Arnone, long-time Democratic party activist and the author of the key state series I've quoted many times, has just finished his preliminary electoral vote preview and again graciously agreed to let me publish it.
Arnone says there are 17 battle ground states among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, which also has electoral votes.
As to Hillary or Obama, who's more likely to get the Dems over the 270 mark? Arnone says it's Hillary.
Here's his breakdown of the 538 electoral votes:
- 15 states are likely will go Democratic (196 EV)
- 19 states are likely to go Republican (152 EV)
- 17 are toss-ups or battleground states (190 EV)
The 17 battleground states are broken down as follows: [More...]
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