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posted by cmn32480 on Wednesday November 09 2016, @12:10PM   Printer-friendly
from the not-the-people dept.

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]

 
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  • (Score: -1, Flamebait) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday November 10 2016, @02:05AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday November 10 2016, @02:05AM (#424956)

    Unfortunately, there is no way Trump will get the party unity to make this happen. The muslims are here to stay, they breed quickly, they vote as a block, and ultimately they will be the ones dishing out Kristallnacht. We have perhaps 50 to 100 years left.

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  • (Score: 2) by Azuma Hazuki on Thursday November 10 2016, @04:53AM

    by Azuma Hazuki (5086) Subscriber Badge on Thursday November 10 2016, @04:53AM (#425002) Journal

    Oh fuck the fuck off, you stupid bastard. You're not much different from the people you're villifying.

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