Donald Trump Wins the White House: Election Results as They Happened

Photo courtesy of Flickr/Robert Couse-Baker
Photo courtesy of Flickr/Robert Couse-Baker

This post will be updated periodically as voting results come in.

Total electoral votes so far:
(Candidates need 270 to win)

Hillary Clinton                 Donald Trump
228                                    * 279* Winner

7:36 p.m. — Nov. 8, 2016 
Donald Trump has won Kentucky, Indiana and West Virginia.

Hillary Clinton has won Vermont.

8:22 p.m. — Nov. 8, 2016
Donald Trump maintains his lead, winning Oklahoma, Tennessee and South Carolina. He currently leads in Texas, Kansas, Alabama, Georgia, and Virgina.

Hillary Clinton has won Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and Massachussettes. She leads in Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, Michigan, Connecticut and New Hampshire.

8:48 p.m. — Nov. 8, 2016
Clinton has won Rhode Island.

Trump has won Alabama.

1:12 a.m. — Nov. 9, 2016
Donald Trump looks as though he will win the election. He sits at 244 electoral votes and leads in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin and Arizona. Wisconsin appears to be a sure win for Trump at this point, which would put him at 254 electoral votes. This means just a win in either Pennsylvania or Michigan would put him over the 270 electoral votes he needs to win the presidency.

Hillary Clinton has just won the state of Maine, putting her electoral vote count to 218.

Polls in Alaska have just closed.

2:40 a.m. — Nov. 9, 2016
Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States. The races in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania have been officially called in his favor, pushing him over the 270 threshold.

Trump pulled off upsets in Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan and Iowa on his way to victory.

Hillary Clinton has announced she will not make a concession speech tonight.

2:22 p.m. — Nov. 9, 2016

Donald Trump’s acceptance speech:


Hillary Clinton’s concession speech:


President Obama’s speech on Trump’s win (skip to 9:45):


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