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


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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