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Electoral College Map: Potential Paths to Victory for Clinton and Trump

Electoral College Map: Potential Paths to Victory for Clinton and Trump

by CARRIE DANN – NBC News

Does Hillary Clinton need to win Florida to reach 270?

With some battleground state polls tightening, both presidential candidates have frenetically campaigned around the country in the effort to lock down enough states to add up to the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency.

Overall, Hillary Clinton still appears to have a broader path to victory. NBC’s battleground state map estimates that 182 electoral votes are a lock for Clinton, with an additional 92 leaning blue, for a projected total of 274.

NBC News estimates that 71 electoral votes are solidly in Trump’s column, with an additional 109 leaning his way, for a total of 180.    [Read more]