US Election 2020 Kentucky profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Kentucky is a southeastern state bounded by the Ohio River in the north and the Appalachian Mountains in the east

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US Election 2020 Kentucky profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Year of entry into union: 1792

Capital: Frankfort

Total electors: Eight.

In 2016, all eight electoral votes went to Republican nominees Donald Trump and Mike Pence.

How Kentucky votes: Red. Kentucky has voted Republican in the last five presidential elections. 

Demographic breakdown: 91.53 percent White and 7.76 percent African-American.

Fun fact: Since 1924, Kentucky has voted for the eventual winner of the presidential election other than on four occasions — 1952, 1960, 2008 and 2012.

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