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What are swing states? US election battlegrounds explained and where to watch in 2020

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Swing states could shape the US election because of the way the electoral college system works. Both parties in the US elections have a chance of victory in swing states. They therefore channel their efforts into getting voters in these states on their side. Dr Richard Johnson, a lecturer at Queen Mary has stated "campaigning in some states matters more than others". 

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