At this moment, the NYT results shows Ohio as "Flip" for Trump. What does that mean?
I believe it is 'flipped' from the previous presidential election.– AShellyNov 9, 2016 at 6:13
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.