The election will be a blow-out or NOT depending on which pundit is bloviating. Granted there is a lot of special pleading going on. Here is the electoral map according to the WaPo. US Person has already expressed his tuppence worth, writing that the election will be close as 'the Donald' makes a move on Hillary from behind. The recent presidential elections have been decided by the so-called "battleground states" that have large electoral counts and a split electorate. In this map they are colored tan, perhaps a cryptic nod to the emerging importance of the Latino vote.