Here's the new battleground election map; it's bad news for Trump

With the presidential race tightening ahead of the Nov. 8 election, NBC has released its newest version of the battleground map.

As it stands, states likely to vote for Hillary Clinton and those leaning toward the Democratic nominee total 274 electoral votes — slightly surpassing the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House.

Six states look to be election toss-ups, according to NBC: Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, New Hampshire, Arizona and Utah. Importantly, even if Republican nominee Donald Trump wins every single toss-up contest, he'd still lose.

That map helps explain why Trump visited Michigan earlier this week: He needs to pick off one of the "lean Democrat" states in order to win the presidency.

Here's the latest NBC map: