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NC election results 2020: Trump projected winner

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks during a campaign event at the Robeson County Fairgrounds in Lumberton, North Carolina, U.S., October 24, 2020.

Tom Brenner | Reuters

While the swing state tends to favor Democratic governors, North Carolina voters typically opt for Republican presidential candidates. Since 1980, the only time a Democratic presidential candidate won North Carolina was when Barack Obama scored a 0.2-point lead over Republican opponent John McCain in 2008.

Biden is projected to clinch 306 Electoral College votes in the 2020 election, according to NBC’s count. That’s well above the 270-vote threshold required to win the race — and it also happens to be the same number of electoral votes Trump received in 2016 against Clinton.

Trump has 232 electoral votes, according to NBC. Ten days after Election Day, Trump has still not conceded the race to Biden.

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2020-11-13 18:03:53

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