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Donald Trump has won Montana

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  • President Donald Trump has won Montana, per Decision Desk HQ.
  • Montana has voted for a Republican president in 11 of the last 12 elections.
  • The state has three electoral votes.
  • Two of the state's three congressional seats are held by Republicans.
  • Polls in Montana closed at 10 p.m ET.
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President Donald Trump has won Montana, per Decision Desk HQ.

Montana has voted for a Republican in 11 of the last 12 presidential elections. The state is home to competitive down-ballot races for governor, attorney general, and in Montana's At-Large Congressional District.

Control over Montana's state government is split: the governor is a Democrat while Republicans hold both chambers of the state legislature. Two of Montana's three congressional seats are held by Republicans. The state has three electoral votes and was not expected by analysts to be competitive.

AOC sounds alarm over Latino turnout for Biden

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Democratic U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez vented her frustrations over what she hinted was a lackluster Democratic turnout among Latinos Tuesday evening.

“I won’t comment much on tonight’s results as they are evolving and ongoing, but I will say we’ve been sounding the alarm about Dem vulnerabilities w/ Latinos for a long, long time,” the N.Y. congresswoman There is a strategy and a path, but the necessary effort simply hasn’t been put in.”

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Former Vice President Joe Biden underperformed 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in several counties in Texas and Florida with Latino voters on Election Day helping solidify Trumps’ wins in those states.  

According to the Pew Research Center, for the first time ever, Latinos are expected to be the nation's largest racial or ethnic minority in a U.S. presidential election. According to Politico, the Trump camp has spent $3.1 million on Spanish-language TV ads in comparison with Biden's $4.2 million,

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Ocasio-Cortez herself is of Puerto Rican descent. 

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The states have a combined 36 Electoral College voters at stake.

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Ritchie Torres and Mondaire Jones defeated token Republican challengers in overwhelmingly Democratic House districts in New York.

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