Here’s why: Since 1960, no candidate has won the presidential election without winning Ohio. Usually, the margin is pretty close; in 2008, for example, Barack Obama beat out John McCain with 51.5% of the vote, and four years later, he won reelection with 50.7%. But Trump’s 2016 victory in the swing state was a big deal, and seemed to seal his fate. With a steep 8%-point lead over Hillary Clinton, Trump nabbed Ohio’s 18 electoral votes. His Electoral College victory, of course, led to… well, where we are now.
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