And the winner of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, as reported by the major mainstream media outlets is Donald Trump. It has also been reported that Hillary Clinton called President-elect Donald Trump to concede.
Electoral vote count (so far): 279 for Donald Trump, 218 for Hillary Clinton. 270 electoral votes are needed to win.
Popular vote: 57,227,164 votes (48.0%) for Donald Trump, 56,279,305 votes (47.2%) for Hillary Clinton. Update: Now it is closer to 59,085,795 votes (47.5%) for Donald Trump and 59,236,903 votes (47.6%) for Hillary Clinton.
Yell, scream, gnash teeth... but please keep it civil.
Results at CNN, NYT, FiveThirtyEight, Wikipedia.
takyon: Republicans have retained control of the House and Senate.
Here's some market news:
Dow futures plunge nearly 750 points as investors warily eye electoral map
Asian markets plummet on likelihood of Trump victory
Bitcoin price soars as Trump pulls ahead
Opinion: How to profit from a Donald Trump victory
Ballot measure results will be covered in an upcoming story. Some initial results can be found at Ballotpedia and CNN.
[TMB Note: Stop breaking stuff, cmn32480]
As someone who has enjoyed him eviscerating the DNC with their own words. RNC next please.
Don't worry, Russia doesn't care about who wins, they just want to fuck over the US.So expect tons of leaks on the new boss at the worst possible time for the country.
Trump is going to be the first US president to be impeached and actually go to prison.
Why would that happen? They pretty much gave a former secretary of state who broke all sorts of laws a free pass.
You think the rules they broke for her they wouldnt do for him? Even Nixon got a free pass.
> They pretty much gave a former secretary of state who broke all sorts of laws a free pass.
In this post-factual election, that is totally true.