Donald Trump holds Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Oklahoma
Donald Trump has held on to four more states in his bid to be re-elected as US President.
Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Oklahoma have all been held by the Republican Party candidate.
The news agency has declared the states for the president based on early analysis of votes counted.
Alabama has nine electoral votes, Oklahoma has seven, Tennessee has 11 and Mississippi has six.
Tennessee has voted Republican since the end of the presidency of Democrat Bill Clinton. In 2016, Trump was 26
percentage points ahead of Hillary Clinton in the state.
A Democratic presidential contender hasn’t won Alabama since Jimmy Carter, from neighboring Georgia, did in
- Trump carried the state by 28 percentage points in 2016
Jimmy Carter was the last Democrat to win Mississippi in 1976. Trump carried the state by more than 17
percentage points in 2016.
Lyndon Johnson in 1964 was the last Democratic presidential candidate to win the state. Trump carried
Oklahoma by 36 points in 2016.