Three Way Race Electoral Map

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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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Map Updated: May. 7, 2016 at 18:00 UTC (2:00 PM EDT)

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Headlines

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