The 2016 map will look exactly like the 2008 map except that republicans would win indiana. 2016 is looking a lot like 2012 and 2008 by toni monkovic.
There is significantly more red on this map than there is blue but that is in some ways misleading.
Blue and red states map 2016. As the 2016 election cycle approached the electoral map had become pretty predictable. Blue or red states since 2000. The colors red and blue also feature on the united states flag traditional political mapmakers at least throughout the 20th century had used blue to represent the modern day republicans as well as the earlier federalist party this may have been a holdover from the civil war during which the predominantly republican north was considered blue.
Red and blue map 2016. The new york times. Red states blue states.
All but 10 states 1 1 plus one congressional district in nebraska had voted consistently democratic or republican for at least the prior four consecutive presidential elections. Origins of the color scheme. The states are colored red or blue to indicate whether a majority of their voters voted for the republican candidate donald trump or the democratic candidate hillary clinton respectively.
For the gop this represented 179 electoral votes. On monday we featured a map from 2012 and asked you what you could learn from it. The election was much closer than you might think.