Biden projected to win Nevada and its 6 electoral votes

  • As of 12:14 p.m. ET on Saturday, President-elect Joe Biden has won Nevada and its 6 electoral votes, Decision Desk HQ projected.
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  • Biden was projected to win the 2020 election early Friday morning after picking up the battleground state of Pennsylvania and its 20 electoral votes.
  • Nevada voted for a Republican in seven of the last 12 presidential elections but has voted for a Democrat in each of the last three elections.
  • The state has six electoral votes.
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As of 12:14 p.m. ET on Saturday, President-elect Joe Biden has won the state of Nevada and its 6 electoral votes, Decision Desk HQ and Insider projected.

Biden was projected to win the 2020 election on Friday morning after picking up the battleground state of Pennsylvania and notching 273 electoral votes.

Nevada had long voted red in presidential elections but has recently shifted to blue territory. Voters chose Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama in both 2008 and 2012 and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2016.

There are no major down-ballot races Nevada this year. The state is firmly in Democratic control, with Democrats holding both houses of the state legislature, governor, and five out of six congressional seats. Nevada has six electoral votes.

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