Trump Takes North Dakota & South Dakota

 

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N.D. (AP) – Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump had defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in North Dakota, continuing a decades-long trend.

Since North Dakota became a state in 1889, Republican candidates have swept its electoral votes in all but six presidential elections. No Democrat has carried the state since Lyndon B. Johnson did so in 1964.

Trump had support from many prominent North Dakota republicans, including outgoing Governor Jack Dalrymple, gubernatorial nominee Doug Burgum, Sen. John Hoeven and Rep. Kevin Cramer. Democratic U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp supports Clinton for president.

Trump campaigned in Bismarck prior to the election. Former President Bill Clinton stumped in Fargo for his wife.


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