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President Donald Trump (R) is the projected statewide winner of the presidential election in Nebraska on November 3, 2020. He is also projected to win one electoral vote each from the 1st and 3rd Congressional Districts. Former Vice President Joe Biden (D) is projected to win the 2nd Congressional District.
The Democratic and Republican parties held primary elections in Nebraska on May 12, 2020. Biden won the Democratic primary and Trump won the Republican primary.
Nebraska was one of three states (alongside New Mexico and West Virginia) to have five votes in the Electoral College, making it tied for 36th-most. Nebraska was carried by the Republican presidential candidate in every election between 1968 and 2016; the last Democrat to carry the state was Lyndon B. Johnson (D). Between 1900 and 2016, Nebraska backed the Republican presidential candidate in 76.67% of elections and the Democratic candidate in 23.33%.
In the 2016 election, Donald Trump (R) carried Nebraska with 58.7% of the vote to Hillary Clinton‘s (D) 33.7%.
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