Yes, Donald Trump can win. Here are 4 maps that prove it – By Chris Cillizza – Washington Post

Yes, Donald Trump can win. Here are 4 maps that prove it.

By Chris Cillizza – November 2, 2016 – Washington Post.

The latest Washington Post-ABC News tracking poll shows Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in a dead heat nationally. 

trumpTwo things that may seem contradictory at first are true of this election campaign in its final days:

  1. Donald Trump is making up ground on Hillary Clinton.
  2. Hillary Clinton still has a solid hold on the 270 electoral votes she needs to be elected president in six days’ time.

But how solid is the Democratic nominee’s grip on that 270? I thought it would be worth fiddling around with our terrific electoral map tool to see how many realistic paths Trump has to 270 electoral votes as a way of answering that question. (Be realistic, I mean could actually happen. So, no, Trump winning California is not an option I explored.)   [Read more]

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