Wisconsin, along with Michigan and North Carolina, is considered a key battleground state in this years general election with presidential candidates’ Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump eyeing the states 10 electoral votes.
The 10 votes equate to 1.8 percent of the total 538 votes and 3.7 percent of the 270 votes needed to win the presidency.
Wisconsin’s previous record
Wisconsin has, in the past, correctly cast votes for the eventual presidential candidate 75.86 percent of the time.
However between 2000 and 2012, the state favoured the Democrats in every presidential election and because of these statistics Wisconsin is seen to be slightly leaning in Clinton’s favour this year.
Wisconsin’s presidential primary election took place on April 5th this year with the state joining 22 others in rejecting Hillary Clinton and instead opting for Democrat nominee Bernie Sanders.
Sanders won the primary with 56.6 percent of the vote.
Voters were also sceptical of Donald Trump and again choose a different candidate, opting for Republican Ted Cruz, who accumulated 48.2 percent of the primary votes.