The reddest and bluest states of 2016

The 2016 presidential election shook up the national map, but the reddest and bluest states may not come as surprise.


While Hillary Clinton's margin of victory in states like Hawaii, Vermont and Massachusetts hovered around 30 points, Donald Trump enjoyed bigger margins in the reddest states, some of which ticked up to nearly 50 points.

Watch the video above to see The Hill's Ben Kamisar and Molly Hooper discuss the candidates' performance and what the numbers say about the electorate