New Hampshire has become a small but important general election battleground. John Kerry won the state in 2004, as did Barack Obama by a bigger margin in 2008 and 2012. The state was once solid Republican territory. It went for Republicans in 10 of the 11 presidential elections from 1948 and 1988. See 2020 primary results
CNN will broadcast a projected winner only after an extensive review of data from a number of sources.
"Flipped seat" denotes a race where the 2020 projected winner is from a different party than the previous winner or incumbent.
Both Maine and Nebraska allow electoral votes to be split. In Maine, two of four electoral votes go to the statewide winner and one electoral vote goes to the winner in each of the two congressional districts. In Nebraska, two of five electoral votes go to the winner of the statewide vote. One electoral vote goes to the winner in each of Nebraska's three congressional districts.