Source: Washington Post
Analysis • By David Weigel and maps by Lauren Tierney
It takes at least 270 electoral college votes to win the U.S. presidency and if Democrats want to elect Joe Biden, the only way to hit that number is by beating President Trump in some of the same states he won in 2016.
But 2020 is not 2016. Click on a state below to see how demographic shifts and electoral trends have turned once reliably red states (and blue states) into swing states.
Looking for insights on all 50 states? Check out our 50 political states of America analysis.