Trump vs. Clinton Electoral College Breakdown

A 2016 Electoral College analysis by Nicholas Ballasy, a political analyst for

The latest national polls show a tight race between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Following FBI Director James Comey’s announcement that the FBI is reopening the investigation of Clinton’s use of a private email server while serving as Secretary of State, both candidates are neck-in-neck in many key battleground states. According to recent polls, Trump holds a slight lead over Clinton in Ohio while some polls show a virtual tie in Florida. Clinton continues to lead Trump in North Carolina and Colorado — two states Trump needs to turn red to reach 270 electoral votes. Trump is ahead of Clinton in Nevada while the race in New Hampshire remains close. Nicholas Ballasy, a political analyst for Political Storm, breaks down the possible paths to victory for each candidate in the Electoral College.