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#WeMatter: Nevada holds significant amount of power in upcoming election

Posted at 11:33 AM, Oct 17, 2016
Nevada voters hold a considerable amount of power in the upcoming election.
 
According to a recent study by WalletHub, the state ranks 6th in the nation regarding voter influence for the presidential election, and 2nd in the nation for the Senate election.
 
The study calculated voter power using win probabilities from FiveThirtyEight, and factoring in population size and the total number of electors for each state. 
 
The conclusions from the study are as follows:
 

States with the Most Powerful Voters in Presidential elections

  1. Arizona
  2. Iowa
  3. Alaska
  4. South Dakota
  5. Ohio
  6. Nevada
  7. New Hampshire
  8. North Carolina
  9. Georgia
  10. Florida
 

Source: WalletHub
 

States with the Most Powerful Voters in Senate Elections

  1. New Hampshire
  2. Nevada
  3. Missouri
  4. Indiana
  5. North Carolina
  6. Alaska
  7. North Dakota
  8. Louisiana
  9. Pennsylvania
  10. Kentucky
 

Source: WalletHub