Who won New Mexico? Clinton secures win over Trump in border state

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Hillary Clinton picked up New Mexico's five electoral votes as she beat out Donald Trump.

The likelihood New Mexico would go blue was never really in doubt: New Mexico has voted for a Democratic presidential nominee in five of the past six presidential elections. 

That did not keep Trump from making a play for the border state with a large Hispanic population. He campaigned in Albuquerque, the state's largest city, and told crowds he would win the Land of Enchantment.

Donald Trump steps off his private jet in Albuquerque on Oct. 30.
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