2016 U.S. Election: Live updates Features, International, Politics

By: Brandon-Richard Austin and Chris Besik

Results

2:43 a.m.

Donald Trump has taken the electoral majority vote.

He currently holds 276 votes while Clinton has just 218.

Donald Trump is the president-elect of the United States.

Electoral Seats (270 wins the presidency)

Hillary Clinton: 218

Donald Trump: 279

1:45 a.m.

Donald Trump has taken the state of Pennsylvania.

His electoral vote count now stands at 264.

Hillary Clinton has 215.

1:11 a.m.

Electoral vote counts remain firm as we wait for the final results to roll in.

Pennsylvania, one of the last key swing states, is currently looking red with Trump pulling a 0.9 per cent lead.

12:34 a.m.

Hillary Clinton has taken the state of Nevada, earning 6 electoral votes.

She took 48.9% of the vote in that state, while Trump claimed 45 per cent.

12:06 a.m.

Donald Trump’s electoral vote count is now at 238, while Hillary Clinton has 209.

Hillary Clinton needs 61 points to claim the White House, while Donald Trump needs just 32.

11:59 p.m.

Donald Trump continues to widen his lead.

He now has 222 electoral votes to Hillary Clinton’s 209.

11:44 p.m.

Hillary Clinton has taken the state of Washington.

Her electoral vote count stands at 209, while Trump maintains his lead at 216.

11:24 p.m.

Donald Trump is now just 54 electoral votes away from claiming the United States presidency His electoral vote count is 216, while Hillary Clinton rests at 188.

11:09 p.m.

Hillary Clinton has taken the state of Oregon. Her electoral vote count now stands at 175, while Trump takes North Carolina to bring his count to 187.

11:04 p.m.

Hillary Clinton has taken the state of California, giving her 55 electoral votes.

Her electoral vote count now stands at 168.

Trump takes the state of Idaho to stay in the lead with 172 electoral votes.

10:52 p.m.

Donald Trump’s electoral vote count now stands at 168, while Hillary Clinton remains at 109.

The New York Times currently gives Trump a 94 per cent chance of winning the presidency.

10:31 p.m.

The New York Times currently gives Trump an 87 per cent chance of winning the presidency.

His electoral vote count currently stands at 150 to Clinton’s 109.

9:51 p.m.

According to the New York Times, Donald Trump now has a 64 per cent chance of winning the presidency.

Trump is currently leading the popular vote, with 28,368,627 to Clinton’s 27,402,819.

9:36 p.m.

Donald Trump has just claimed the state of Louisiana, bringing his electoral vote count to 137.

The New York Times has switched its forecast to predict a 54 per cent likelihood of a Donald Trump victory.

9:12 p.m.

Donald Trump now has 129 electoral votes compared to 97 for Hillary.

9:05 p.m.

Donald Trump now has 113 electoral votes, while Hillary Clinton has 97.

Several states just went red, including North and South Dakota, Wyoming and Kansas.

9:01 p.m.

Donald Trump has now claimed Missouri, while Hillary Clinton takes Illinois.

This brings the electoral vote count to 68 and 66, respectively.

8:52 p.m.

Hillary Clinton takes Delaware, bringing her electoral vote count to 48, compared to Trump’s 44.

8:30 p.m.

Donald Trump wins the state of Alabama with 68 per cent of the state’s vote.

Things brings his electoral vote count to 60, while Hillary Clinton remains at 44.

8:19 p.m.

Donald Trump has won the state of Tennessee.

He now leads with 51 electoral votes to Hillary Clinton’s 44.

8:14 p.m.

Donald Trump has claimed the state of South Carolina.

This brings his total electoral vote count to 40.

8:02 p.m.

Hillary Clinton has won the states of Massachusetts, New Jersey and Maryland.

Donald Trump has claimed Oklahoma.

Hillary Clinton now was 44 electoral votes, while Trump has 31.

7:34 p.m.

Donald Trump has claimed the state of West Virginia with 51 per cent of the vote there.

He now has 24 electoral votes, while Hillary Clinton remains at 3.

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7:07 p.m. State results begin pouring in

Donald Trump has won the states of Kentucky and Indiana.

Hillary Clinton has won Vermont.

In Depth Election Coverage on Humber News

Humber News will be bringing you live updates throughout the night as we begin to get an idea of who will be the White House’s next resident.

5:30 p.m. State-level exit poll results begin to roll in

Most voters in Georgia, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia all saw the economy as the most important issue facing America.

5:15 p.m. Early exit poll results begin to roll in

According to CBS News, 61 per cent of voters who participated in early exit polling say they feel America is on the wrong track.

4 p.m. Polls will begin closing at 7 p.m.

By 1 a.m. Wednesday morning, all polls around the nation will be closed.

11:45 a.m. Mike Pence and his family have cast their ballots

The Indiana Governor is Donald Trump’s running mate. He’ll be Vice President should the Republican nominee win.

11:18 a.m. Sky News reports that Donald Trump has cast his vote

Trump arrived at the polling station in east Manhattan just after 11 a.m.

At the same polling station, NBC New York reports that two women have been arrested after appearing topless to protest against Donald Trump.

Police have charged the women with electioneering.

The Independent also reports that Donald Trump was met with plenty of boos as he entered the polling station.

8:41 a.m. CBS News reports Hillary Clinton cast her vote this morning at a school in Chappaqua, New York

When asked how she felt to vote for herself, Clinton told CBS “It is the most humbling feeling… I know how much responsibility goes with this and so many people are counting on the outcome of this election.”

At midnight, USA Today reports voting results showed Hillary Clinton taking the county of Dixville Notch

Clinton cinched a 4-2 victory over Trump in the county, which has traditionally been the first state to announce election results.

Due to an anomaly in New Hampshire voting rules, Dixville Notch – thanks to its population of less than 100 – can begin voting at midnight. As such, they’ve traditionally been the first county to report results.

After midnight voting, Donald Trump takes the overall lead in the state of New Hampshire, with 32 points to Hillary’s 25 according to 11 Alive, an offshoot of NBC.

2016 U.S. Election: Live updates
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