Indiana

 

Shelton Jackson

Nov. 4 2020

 

Republicans hold up in Indiana as President Trump manages to win Indiana in a highly contested presidential election.

Indiana was the third state called for President Trump following West Virginia and Kentucky. With winning Indiana, Trump earns 11 electoral college votes in his race to 270 to win the presidency. 

According to the Associated Press, President Trump won 58.6% of the vote to former Vice President Biden’s 39.4%. Trump managed to hold on to this state as he was able to win Indiana in the 2016 presidential election. According to the New York Times, Trump managed to get 56.5% of the vote in Indiana in 2016.

Also, eight of the nine U.S. House races in Indiana have been called with republican candidates winning six of the eight seats according to the Associated Press.

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