America First Action, the pro-Trump Super PAC, has identified six key states that they believe will drive President Donald Trump to reelection in 2020.
Senior officials at America First told The Daily Caller in a background briefing Thursday that the organization’s data models show a clear path to Trump victory using “simple math.” The math is contingent on a three-tiered system of states, with Tier 1 being the organization’s primary focus. (RELATED: Can Trump Win Again In 2020 — And How?)
The Tier 1 states, also dubbed the “Big Six,” are Ohio, Georgia, North Carolina, Florida, Pennsylvania and Michigan.
“If he wins those states, he wins the White House,” president Brian Walsh asserted to the Caller.
America First believes Trump can easily secure 164 electoral votes in comfortably red states, such as Alabama and Louisiana. Then, the organization reasons, he needs only another 109 votes to reach a winning 270.
The “Big Six” states deliver 114 electoral votes.
The PAC’s thinking is that while states like Wisconsin and Arizona are certainly important and could factor into play, the first step is to win the “Big Six.” Then, the game is already over and Trump wins.
America First gets its polling and models from Data Trust, a Republican and conservative data firm based in Washington, D.C. The models currently show Trump taking Florida, an official claimed, although the PAC still intends on aggressively targeting potential swing voters in the state to secure a win.
In order to win the “Big Six,” the group plans to assist the official Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC) but avoid duplicating their efforts. Officials told the Caller that America First’s comparative advantages are the use of its data to target messages to specific voting groups, and of course, its ability to raise money outside of federal election limits.