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Title    And the winner is.....
Date    Wednesday November 09 2016, @12:10PM
Author    cmn32480
Topic   
from the not-the-people dept.
https://soylentnews.org/breakingnews/article.pl?sid=16/11/08/2343235

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]

Links

  1. "CNN" - http://www.cnn.com/election/results/president
  2. "NYT" - http://www.nytimes.com/elections/results/president
  3. "FiveThirtyEight" - https://fivethirtyeight.com/live-blog/2016-election-results-coverage/
  4. "Wikipedia" - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidential_election,_2016
  5. "Dow futures plunge nearly 750 points as investors warily eye electoral map" - http://www.marketwatch.com/story/dow-futures-plunge-450-points-on-election-turmoil-2016-11-08
  6. "Asian markets plummet on likelihood of Trump victory" - http://www.marketwatch.com/story/asian-markets-plummet-on-likelihood-of-trump-victory-2016-11-09
  7. "Bitcoin price soars as Trump pulls ahead" - http://www.marketwatch.com/story/bitcoin-price-soars-as-trump-pulls-ahead-2016-11-08
  8. "Opinion: How to profit from a Donald Trump victory" - http://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-to-profit-from-a-donald-trump-victory-2016-11-08
  9. "Ballotpedia" - https://ballotpedia.org/2016_ballot_measures
  10. "CNN" - http://www.cnn.com/election/results/ballot-measures

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