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

Nevada is a state in the Western United States that is bordered by Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, California to the west, Arizona to the southeast, and Utah to the east

FP Research October 28, 2020 08:03:37 IST pollpedia
US Election 2020 Nevada profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Year of entry into union: 1864

Capital: Carson City

Total electors: Six.

In 2016, the six electoral votes were pledged to Hillary Clinton for president and Tim Kaine for vice-president.

How Nevada votes: Blue. Nevada has voted Blue in the last three elections.

Demographic breakdown: 67.1 percent White, 8.8 percent African-American and 8.1 percent Asian-American.

Fun fact: Although seen as a Blue state, Nevada is not a stronghold of either the Republicans or the Democrats. However, as of January 2020, registered Democrat voters in Nevada outnumber registered Republican voters by over 11 lakh.

Follow all the latest news from US Election 2020 here

Brush up on how the US elects its president and vice-president here

Read profiles of other US states here

Updated Date:

also read

Former Donald Trump adviser, Steve Bannon, indicted on contempt charges for defying 1/6 subpoena
World

Former Donald Trump adviser, Steve Bannon, indicted on contempt charges for defying 1/6 subpoena

Bannon has been indicted on two counts of criminal contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the House committee investigating the 6 January insurrection at the US Capitol.

Steve Bannon, longtime ally of Donald Trump, taken into custody on contempt charges
World

Steve Bannon, longtime ally of Donald Trump, taken into custody on contempt charges

The 67-year-old was indicted on Friday after defying a subpoena from a House committee investigating January’s insurrection at the US Capitol