swing state

(redirected from a swing state)

swing state

In U.S. general elections, a state that votes in roughly equal proportion for candidates of both the Democratic and Republican Parties and whose influence on the election has the power to determine the outcome. With the country so deeply divided between these two candidates, it will come down to just a handful of swing states to determine who will be the next president.
See also: state, swing
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
See also: