With hours to go before Americans vote, speculations are at their peaks and a plethora of theories and analysis are pouring in predicting who’s the next US president.
Just to add our own two cents in the ongoing polling and give a shrewd idea of who is going to be in the oval office, this widget poll has been produced here to let you give your opinion in the world’s most awaited elections.
If the 2016 presidential election were held today, would you vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton?
According to the final Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation project, Clinton has about a 90 percent chance of defeating Republican Donald Trump in the race for the White House.
Her chances are roughly similar to last week’s odds, and any upset by Trump on Tuesday depends on an unlikely combination of turnouts of white, black and Hispanic voters in six or seven states, according to the survey released on Monday.
North Carolina, one of the first states to report results on Tuesday night, might provide clues to the outcome. If Clinton wins the state, it probably means African Americans are turning out to vote at a similar rate to 2012, when President Barack Obama beat Republican Mitt Romney by four points nationally. Romney won North Carolina by two points.
The States of the Nation poll found that early votes have been cast evenly between Trump and Clinton in North Carolina. Trump enjoyed a slim one-point advantage among all likely voters, 47 percent to Clinton’s 46. He had a 30 percentage point lead among white voters, while Clinton led by about 85 points among black voters.
Florida, with its 29 electoral college votes, is crucial to Trump. If Clinton wins Florida, she just needs to win one of the three big swing states of Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania while Trump would have to win all three. If he wins Florida, Trump still must win both Ohio and Michigan or hope for an upset in Pennsylvania.