Detailed Results: US National Popular Vote

United States Elections 2018

This is a detailed breakdown on the national popular vote, swing-states and how much the numbers shifted. All numbers are accurate at the time of publication. 

National popular vote

National swing: 1.15% from Republican to Democrat. 

Candidate Votes Change from 2016 %Vote share %Change from 2016
Joe Biden 81.0 million +15.2 million 51.3 +3.1
Donald Trump 74.1 million +11.1 million 46.9 +0.8
Others 2.9 million  -5.0 million 1.8 -3.9
TOTAL 158.0 million +21.3 million 100 0

States that changed from 2016: A total of 74 electoral votes

Nebraska’s 2nd District: (1 electoral vote)

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 44.9% Biden 52.4% +7.5
Trump 47.2%  Trump 45.5% -1.7
Others 7.9% Others 2.1% -5.8
Trump margin: 2.3% Biden margin: 6.9% 4.6% from R to D

 

Wisconsin: (10 electoral votes) 

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 46.4% Biden 49.4% +3.0
Trump 47.2%  Trump 48.8% +1.6
Others 6.4% Others 1.8% -4.6
Trump margin: 0.8% Biden margin: 0.6% 0.7% from R to D

 

Michigan: (16 electoral votes)

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 47.3% Biden 50.6% +3.3
Trump 47.5%  Trump 47.8% +0.3
Others 5.2% Others 1.6% -5.8
Trump margin: 0.2% Biden margin: 2.8% 1.5% from R to D

 

Pennsylvania: (20 electoral votes)

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 47.5% Biden 50.0% +2.5
Trump 48.2%  Trump 48.8% +0.6
Others 4.3% Others 1.2% -3.1
Trump margin: 0.7% Biden margin: 1.2% 0.95% from R to D

 

Arizona: (11 electoral votes)

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 45.1% Biden 49.4% +4.3
Trump 48.7%  Trump 49.1% +0.4
Others 3.2% Others 1.5% -4.7
Trump margin: 3.6% Biden margin: 0.3% 1.95% from R to D

 

 Georgia: (16 electoral votes)

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 45.3% Biden 49.5% +4.2
Trump 50.4%  Trump 49.3% -1.1
Others 4.3% Others 1.2% -3.1
Trump margin: 5.1% Biden margin: 0.2% 2.65% from R to D

Swing states Trump held:

Maine’s 2nd District

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 41.0% Biden 44.5% +3.5
Trump 51.3%  Trump 52.4% +1.1
Others 7.7% Others 3.1% -4.6
Trump margin: 8.3% Trump margin: 7.9% 1.2% from R to D

 

Florida

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 47.8% Biden 47.9% +0.1
Trump 49.0%  Trump 51.2% +2.2
Others 3.2% Others 0.9% -2.3
Trump margin: 1.2% Trump margin: 3.3% 1.05% from D to R

 

North Carolina

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 46.2% Biden 48.6% +2.4
Trump 49.8%  Trump 49.9% +0.1
Others 4.0% Others 1.5% -2.5
Trump margin: 3.6% Trump margin: 1.3% 1.15% from R to D

 

Texas

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 43.2% Biden 46.5% +3.3
Trump 52.2%  Trump 52.0% -0.2
Others 4.6% Others 1.5% -3.1
Trump margin: 9.0% Trump margin: 5.5% 1.75% from R to D

 

Iowa

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 41.7% Biden 44.9% +3.2
Trump 51.1%  Trump 53.2% +2.1
Others 7.2% Others 1.9% -5.3
Trump margin: 9.4% Trump margin: 8.3% 0.55% from R to D

 

Ohio

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 43.6% Biden 45.2% +1.6
Trump 51.7%  Trump 53.2% +1.5
Others 4.7% Others 1.6% -3.1
Trump margin: 8.1% Trump margin: 8.0% 0.05% from R to D

Swing states Biden held

New Hampshire

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 46.8% Biden 52.8% +6.0
Trump 46.5%  Trump 45.5% -1.0
Others 6.7% Others 1.7% -5.0
Clinton margin: 0.3% Biden margin: 7.3% 3.5% from R to D

 

Nevada

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 47.9% Biden 50.1% +2.2
Trump 45.5%  Trump 47.7% +2.2
Others 6.6% Others 2.2% -4.4
Clinton margin: 2.4% Biden margin: 2.4% No swing

 

Minnesota

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 46.4% Biden 52.5% +6.1
Trump 44.9%  Trump 45.4% +0.5
Others 8.7% Others 2.1% -6.6
Clinton margin: 1.5% Biden margin: 7.1% 2.8% from R to D

 

Virginia

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 49.7% Biden 54.2% +4.5
Trump 44.4%  Trump 44.0% -0.4
Others 5.9% Others 1.8% -4.1
Clinton margin: 5.3% Biden margin: 10.2% 2.45% from R to D

 

Colorado

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 48.2% Biden 55.4% +7.2
Trump 43.3%  Trump 41.9% -1.4
Others 8.5% Others 2.7% -5.8
Clinton margin: 4.9% Biden margin: 13.5% 4.3% from R to D

 

Maine

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 47.8% Biden 53.4% +5.6
Trump 44.9%  Trump 43.5% -1.4
Others 7.3% Others 3.1% -4.2
Clinton margin: 2.9% Biden margin: 9.9% 3.5% from R to D

 

New Mexico 

2016 2020 Change
Clinton 48.3% Biden 54.3% +6.0
Trump 40.0%  Trump 43.5% +3.5
Others 11.7% Others 2.2% -9.5
Clinton margin: 8.3% Biden margin: 10.8% 1.25% from R to D

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