Trump Cruises To Victory Over Clinton In Georgia

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Andrew Follett Energy and Science Reporter
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Republican nominee Donald Trump has won Georgia’s 16 electoral votes by a margin of about 10 percent against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Georgia has been called a “must win” state for Trump, who carried the state in a landslide.

Nate Silver’s website FiveThirtyEight Trump’s’s chances of winning the Peach State at 79.1 percent. Trump led the RealClearPolitics average of polls in the state by 4.6 percent the day before the election. Clinton has not led a poll in Georgia since early August.

Georgia has been a solidly Republican state since 1992. Republican’s Mitt Romney won the state by 7.8 percent in 2012 while John McCain won the state by 5.2 percent in 2008.

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