These maps show how Joe Biden won Michigan and Wisconsin

first_imgYoung men point at an electoral college map at an event at Lulu Bar on November 04, 2020 in Wellington, New Zealand hosted by the United States Embassy and the NZ U.S Council to watch the results of the 2020 U.S election come through. on November 04, 2020 in Wellington, New Zealand.Lynn Grieveson | Newsroom | Getty Images It looks like the Blue Wall held this time.Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will carry Michigan and Wisconsin, two of the states that propelled President Donald Trump to the White House four years ago, according to NBC News projections.Those expected wins leave Biden with 253 electoral votes, just shy of the 270 he needs to win the 2020 presidential election. All eyes have turned to the 20 electoral votes in Pennsylvania, a state too close to call as it tallies its final ballots.- Advertisement – – Advertisement – Democrats saw reclaiming the Midwest as their clearest path to denying Trump a second term. Fueled by a strong performance in rural areas, Trump carried both Michigan and Wisconsin in 2016 in the first wins there for a Republican since 1988.Preliminary, unofficial results show Biden could flip as many as four counties across the two states that Trump won in 2016. His success in turning narrow Democratic losses four years ago into close wins this week came from running ahead of Hillary Clinton in key counties. – Advertisement –center_img In Michigan, Biden leads by roughly 147,000 votes, or 2.6 percentage points. Trump carried the state by just under 11,000 votes in 2016.- Advertisement – Wisconsin looks like a closer race than Michigan. Biden leads by about 20,000 votes there, compared with Trump’s roughly 23,000-vote margin of victory in 2016.The state’s most populous city of Milwaukee gave Biden a major boost. He picked up about 69% of the vote in Milwaukee County versus Clinton’s 66%, and gained roughly 20,000 net votes.Biden saw major gains in Dane, the home of the state capital Madison and the University of Wisconsin. He improved on Clinton’s margin there by about 5 percentage points, or roughly 35,000 votes.Biden also saw about a 5 percentage point, or more than 7,000-vote, improvement in crucial Waukesha County west of Milwaukee.Subscribe to CNBC on YouTube. Success for Democrats in Michigan starts with the state’s most populous city of Detroit. Biden’s margin of about 37 percentage points in Wayne County, where Detroit sits, is about the same as Clinton’s was in 2016. Still, he saw margin of victory of more than 320,000 votes in the county.Measured by how much he improved on Clinton’s 2016 margins, Biden fared better elsewhere. In Oakland County in Detroit’s suburbs, he performed 6 percentage points better — good for about a 55,000-vote swing.In Washtenaw County, which includes the college town of Ann Arbor, he outperformed Clinton by about 5 percentage points, or roughly 23,000 votes. In both Ingham — which includes the state capital of Lansing and another college town in East Lansing — and Kalamazoo Counties, Biden saw a shift of more than 5 percentage points or 10,000 votes.last_img read more

COVID-19: Etebo to support Nigerians with cash gifts, others

first_imgThe versatile midfielder is renowned for his humane gestures most especially in his constituency Warri, Delta State through his charity organization Etebo Oghenekaro Peter Foundation, EOPF.Chairman Etebo Oghenekaro Peter Foundation, Mr. Endurance Ogbemudia hinted on Twitter that the foundation will come up with something in the coming days to help lessen the effect of the economic hardship caused by the Coronavirus pandemic on Nigerians.He said, “@etebo_karo will most likely giveaway through @EteboFoundation to Warri Constituency”.Read Also: French club names Brown Ideye in team of the decadeThe Rio 2016 Olympics Bronze medalist will join compatriots Moses Simon and John Ogu who recently showered cash gifts on their social media followers as lockdown continues across the country due to the deadly virus.Millions of naira have been committed into the giveaway by the players who believe that the little they give will enable the beneficiaries to stock their kitchen and feed during the lockdown.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo is willing to support Nigerians with food items, cash gifts, and other relief materials during this difficult time.Advertisement Loading… center_img Promoted ContentHere Are The Top 10 Tiniest Mobile Phones On The Planet!The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Plus-Size Girls Who Set The Catwalk On Fire7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better10 Amazing Characters We Wish Were Official Disney PrincessesThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s Hysterical7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The Universe6 Extreme Facts About Hurricanes6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A Drone6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually TrueWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?last_img read more

Kearns confident of bright Tipp future

first_imgMeanwhile a former Mayo manager says that Tipperary’s Robbie Kiely was unfortunate to receive a black card in the first half of yesterday’s All-Ireland semi-final against Mayo.The centre-back was dismissed inside the first 10 minutes for a challenge on Jason Doherty.James Horan criticised the need for a black card in Gaelic football and described Kiely’s situation as ‘incredibly harsh.’ The Premier’s season came to an end yesterday when Mayo beat them in the All-Ireland semi-final.Tipperary reached the last four despite losing many highly-rated players from the panel at the start of the year.Kearns is hoping that Tipp’s exploits this summer will entice some of them to come back into the fold.last_img read more