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The map at this URL was originally created for the 2016 election as a Trump vs. Clinton forecast. To create a 2020 map, visit the home page or begin editing below.

This version of our interactive map allows for a third candidate to receive electoral votes. Click or tap near 'Other' to choose from a few specific name/party options. Use the buttons below the map to share your forecast or embed it into a web page.

In the completely made-up scenario below, we started with the actual 2012 map. Trump has won PA and FL, while a 3rd candidate has picked off NV and CO. This keeps all three candidates below 270 electoral votes, and sends the election to the House of Representatives.

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NBC Places Candidates for First Presidential Debate

Elizabeth Warren and Beto O'Rourke have center stage night one, with Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders side-by-side on the 2nd night

Rep. Susan Brooks to Retire, Putting a Safe GOP Seat in Play for 2020

One of only 13 Republican women in the U.S. House

Groupings for First Democratic Debate

Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, who have been 1-2 in most polls, will appear together on the 2nd night

DNC Names Debate Qualifiers

The first Democratic debate will take place over two nights in Miami later this month

Oregon Joins National Popular Vote Compact

15 states and DC, for a total of 196 Electoral Votes have joined; agreement only effective when number reaches 270




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