Hillary Clinton wins Nevada

The winner of the U.S. presidential election has failed to carry Nevada only once

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton smiles while on stage at a town hall at the Haverford Community Recreation and Environmental Center in Haverford, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton has won Nevada and its six electoral votes.

Her victory there in the presidential election brings Clinton’s Electoral College total to 215. Republican Donald Trump has 244 votes.

It takes 270 electoral votes to win the presidency.

Clinton’s win in Nevada is the first time since the 1940s that the Democrats have carried the state in three consecutive elections.

The winner of the U.S. presidential election has failed to carry Nevada only once.

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