2016 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania

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2016 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania
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Nominee Donald Trump Hillary Clinton
Party Republican Democratic
Home state New York New York
Running mate Mike Pence Tim Kaine
Electoral vote 20 0
Popular vote 2,970,733 2,926,441
Percentage 48.18% 47.46%

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County Results

President before election

Barack Obama
Democratic

Elected President

Donald Trump
Republican

The 2016 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 8, 2016, as part of the 2016 United States presidential election.[1] Pennsylvania has 20 electoral votes in the Electoral College.[2]

Obama won the state in 2012 by a margin of 5.38%. However, Trump was able to get back the state, winning it by a 0.72% margin.

References[change | change source]

  1. Kelly, Ben (August 13, 2018). "US elections key dates: When are the 2018 midterms and the 2020 presidential campaign?". The Independent. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
  2. "Distribution of Electoral Votes". National Archives and Records Administration. Retrieved January 3, 2019.