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  • president of the United States, is the most powerful job in the world.

  • So which voters will decide who wins the 2020 election?

  • Let's take a closer look.

  • The U.

  • S population is estimated to be 330 million, but only 245 million of those are Americans over 18 who are eligible to vote.

  • That's 74%.

  • If a recent history is a guide on Lee, just over half of those are likely to turn out in November's election.

  • So we're down to about 140,000,042% of the population.

  • However, the U.

  • S president is not chosen by who wins the most votes.

  • Nationally, it's actually a Siris of winner takes All contests in each of the 50 states most always vote for either a Democrat or Republican.

  • While some states lean towards one party or the other in 2020.

  • That leaves seven key battleground states where the election will be won and lost.

  • Donald Trump Joe Biden Record gains campaigns will be focusing their attention and money on voters here, lucky them.

  • Number of registered voters across those seven states is 36.7 million.

  • That's just 11% of the total population.

  • But experts say most of these registered voters will never actually switched sides at most, 15% are potentially persuadable.

  • That's 5.5 million voters in battleground states, or less than 2% of the national population.

  • The 2016 election proved how crucial every vote in these places can be.

  • Trump won Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin by a combined total of 107,000 votes, just 0.3% of the population.

  • And on the ground in Michigan, his margin of victory came down to the equivalent of just to voters per local precinct.

president of the United States, is the most powerful job in the world.

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US election 2020: Who really decides the outcome? - BBC News

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    林宜悉   posted on 2020/10/27
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