At this moment, the NYT results shows Ohio as "Flip" for Trump. What does that mean?

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  • I believe it is 'flipped' from the previous presidential election.
    – AShelly
    Commented Nov 9, 2016 at 6:13

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It simply means that the state voted for a different party from 2012.

So, if the state was won by Democrats in 2012, and it's won by Republicans this year, the state flipped, vice versa.

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