Your 2016 Presidential Election Results, By the Minute

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UPDATE (2:55 AM EST)

Donald Trump delivers acceptance speech 

From the Hilton in Midtown, Manhattan, Trump congratulated his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton and her family "on a very, very hard-fought campaign." 

Trump made an appeal to those who did not vote for him in the primaries or the general election, asking for "your guidance and your help" to unify the country. 

 

UPDATE (2:48 AM EST)

Fox News predicts that Trump wins the presidency

With 274 electoral votes, Trump has become the 45th President of the United States. 

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Clinton calls Trump to concede race, a source tells CNN 

Even though Clinton refused to deliver a concession speech at her Election Night headquarters, she called Trump early Wednesday morning to concede the race. 

 

UPDATE (2:06 AM EST)

Clinton will not deliver a concession speech tonight 
 
Clinton campaign manager John Podesta showed up to the Javits Convention Center without the Democratic presidential nominee. 
 
He told Clinton's supporters waiting to hear her speak at the election party that Clinton is still waiting for the final vote count. 
 
"They're still counting votes, and every vote should count," said Podesta. "Several states are too close to call, so we're not going to have anything more to say tonight."
 
"Everybody should head home," he went on. "Get some sleep. We should have more to say tomorrow."
 
 
 
Republicans maintain control of the Senate
 
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UPDATE (1:36 AM EST)

Associated Press reports that Trump wins Pennsylvania, calls the election 
 
Trump secures 274 electoral votes with a win in Pennsylvania. Clinton remains at a total of 218 electoral votes. 
 
 
The major news networks have yet to call the race. 
 
States that remain to be called include Alaska, Arizona, Michigan, Minnesota, and New Hampshire. 

 

UPDATE (1:26 AM EST)

Trump at 254 electoral votes; Clinton at 218

Maine called for: CLINTON

 

Waiting game at Trump and Clinton Election Night headquarters

Supporters are awaiting the candidates' respective speeches.

Trump will speak from the Hilton in Midtown and Clinton from the Javits Convention Center in Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan. 

 

UPDATE (12:34 AM EST)

Trump remains at 254 electoral votes; Clinton at 215

Nevada called for: CLINTON

 

UPDATE (12:27 AM EST)

Republicans retain control of the House; close race remains in the Senate 

Republicans officially reached the magic number of 218 seats needed to retain control in the House.

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The GOP must obtain 51 seats in the Senate, currently leading Democrats 48 to 47.

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UPDATE (12:22 AM EST)

Close race in Michigan with 16 electoral votes at stake

Trump has a narrow lead of 0.4 percent in Michigan with 72 percent of the state's total votes counted. 

If he wins Michigan, he wins the electoral college. 

Spirits are low at the Clinton campaign headquarters, with supporters seen crying and even leaving the event venue early. 

Clinton is expected to speak at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan soon. 

 

UPDATE (11:39 PM EST)

Trump at 254 electoral votes; Clinton at 209

Georgia called for: TRUMP 

The Republican presidential candidate needs just 16 more electoral votes to win. He leads in the popular vote by over 132,000 votes. 

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UPDATE (11:35 PM EST)

Trump at 238 electoral votes; Clinton remains at 209 

Iowa and Wisconsin called for: TRUMP  

 

UPDATE (11:19 PM EST)

Trump stays at 222 electoral votes; Clinton at 209

Oregon called for: CLINTON

 

UPDATE (11:02 PM EST)

Trump at 222 electoral votes; Clinton at 202 

Utah called for: TRUMP

Only 114 electoral votes remain. To win, Trump needs 48 more electoral votes and Clinton needs 68 more. 

Several states including Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, and Minnesota have yet to be called. 

 

UPDATE (11:02 PM EST)

Trump at 216 electoral votes; Clinton at 202

Florida and Idaho called for: TRUMP

California and Washington called for: CLINTON 

 

Race tightens in the Senate, with Democrats at 46 seats and Republicans at 48

In the event of a 50/50 tie, the party of the candidate elected president will determine control of the house. 

 

UPDATE (10:54 PM EST)

Trump at 183 electoral votes; Clinton stays at 131 

North Carolina called for: TRUMP 

Trump is in the lead in the popular vote with over 39,200,000 votes and Clinton with nearly 37,100,000.  

 

Republicans closing in on the Senate 

Republicans have won 47 seats in the Senate, closing in on the magic number of 51 seats needed to retain control. 

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UPDATE (10:30 PM EST)

Trump at 168 electoral votes; Clinton at 131

Ohio called for: TRUMP 

Colorado called for: CLINTON

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UPDATE (10:05 PM EST)

Trump at 150 electoral votes; Clinton at 122

Montana called for: TRUMP

Virginia called for: CLINTON

Trump is watching the election results roll in from his campaign headquarters at Trump Tower in Manhattan. 

Just miles away, Clinton will be hosting an election night party at Manhattan's Javits Center. 

 

UPDATE (9:45 PM EST)

Trump leads Clinton in Florida 

Ninety-five percent of the vote has been counted in Florida, with Trump ahead by nearly 118,000 votes and 29 electoral votes at stake.

 

Republicans maintain control of the House

Democrats were unable to attain the 218 seats required to control the House. 

The Senate race is close, with 41 Democrat wins, 43 Republican wins, and 16 seats left in play. 

Either party must reach 51 seats for control of the Senate. 

 

UPDATE (9:40 PM EST)

Trump at 147 electoral votes; Clinton at 109

Louisiana called for: TRUMP

New Mexico called for: CLINTON

 

UPDATE (9:30 PM EST)

Trump remains at 139 electoral votes; Clinton at 104 

Connecticut called for: CLINTON 

Trump is ahead in the battleground states of Florida, Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia. 

Meanwhile, Clinton leads in Colorado and Pennsylvania. 

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UPDATE (9:05 PM EST)

Trump at 139 electoral votes; Clinton at 97 

Arkansas, Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Wyoming called for: TRUMP 

New York called for: CLINTON

Clinton thanks her campaign and supporters in an eerie message via Twitter, saying, "Whatever happens tonight, thank you for everything."

 

UPDATE (8:30 PM EST)

Trump at 76 electoral votes; Clinton stays at 68

Alabama called for: TRUMP

 

UPDATE (8:00 PM EST)

Trump at 67 electoral votes; Clinton at 68

Missouri, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Tennessee called for: TRUMP  

Delaware, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts and Rhode Island called for: CLINTON

 

UPDATE (7:50 PM EST)

Trump at 33 electoral votes; Clinton stays at 3

South Carolina called for: TRUMP 

 

 

UPDATE (7:35 PM EST)

Trump at 24 electoral votes; Clinton remains at 3 

West Virginia called for: TRUMP  

The polls have closed in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. The states have begun counting votes. 

 

UPDATE (7:00 PM EST)

Trump at 19 electoral votes; Clinton at 3 electoral votes

Kentucky, Indiana, and New Hampshire called for: TRUMP

Vermont called for: CLINTON

 

MRCTV will be here until the polls close Tuesday, bringing you up-to-the-minute info on election results! The first polls on the East Coast closed at 6 p.m. EST. 

Expect the final election results to come in around 11 p.m. EST, soon after the polls close on the West Coast. 

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