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It's Over. Donald Trump will be the new president of the United States.



UPDATE 2:30 a.m. EST

Donald Trump has won the 2016 election, according to the Associated Press. He's projected to win Wisconsin's 10 votes which pushes him to 274 to win the electoral college. 

UPDATE 2:04 a.m. EST

Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta said the campaign will not say anything tonight on the state of the race.

He told the crowd waiting at Clinton headquarters in New York to "go home, get some sleep, we'll have more to say tomorrow." 

UPDATE 1:40 a.m. EST

Trump is a mere six electoral votes away from winning the 2016 election after picking up 20 more votes with a win in Pennsylvania, the Associated Press is reporting. 

UPDATE 12:23 a.m. EST

Hillary Clinton will secure six more votes with a win in Nevada, the Associated Press is projecting. That puts the total at 244 for Trump and 215 for Clinton.  

House Speaker Paul Ryan reportedly called to congratulate Trump. 

It's Over. Donald Trump will be the new president of the United States.

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It's Over. Donald Trump will be the new president of the United States.

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UPDATE 12:05 a.m. EST

Donald Trump has won another swing state, picking up 6 more electoral votes in Iowa, according to the Associated Press. 

UPDATE 11:57 p.m. 

Trump will pick up another six electoral college votes with a win in Utah, the Associated Press is projecting. 

The Donald also scored another electoral college vote from Nebraska. 

It's all eyes on the rust belt now as we wait for results from Wisconsin and Michigan. 

Races in Pennsylvania and New Hampshire are also still too close to call. 

Evan McMullin, a Utah native, has picked up an impressive 21 percent of the vote. 

This race is so close, it could actually be tied. 

UPDATE 11:45 p.m. EST

Trump is projected to win another 16 votes in Georgia and Clinton will pick up 12 in Washington, according to the CNN and the Associated Press. 

Trump still leads with 232 votes to Clintons 209. 

UPDATE 11:09 p.m. EST

Donald Trump will pick up 15 votes from North Carolina, another key battleground state, according to multiple news networks. 

Clinton will win Oregon's seven electoral votes, the Associated Press has projected. 

That leaves the total at 215 for Trump and 197 for Clinton. 

UPDATE 11:00 p.m. EST

Polls are closing on the west coast and Clinton will win California and Hawaii, picking up 59 electoral votes. Trump will earn four more votes with a win in Idaho, according to CNN. 

But Trump is still projected to win Florida, which will keep him in the lead, according to projections from the Associated Press. 

Races in North Carolina, New Hampshire, Oregon and Washington are still too early to call. 

UPDATE 10:53 p.m. EST 

Donald Trump will pick up a major win in Florida, AP is projecting. The battleground state has been in contention all night, with the two candidates running neck-and-neck. 

The victory in the Sunshine State will earn Trump 29 more electoral votes. 

UPDATE 10:40 p.m. EST

The race is tightening as Clinton is projected to pick up her first battleground state, winning 13 votes in Virginia, according to multiple networks. 

Clinton is also expected to pick up another 9 votes in Colorado, according to AP. 

We're still waiting to hear results from Florida, North Carolina, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania. 

Polls on the west coast will close at 11 p.m. EST. 

UPDATE 10:26 p.m. EST

Trump has won the first battleground state of the election, picking up 18 electoral votes from Ohio. 

UPDATE 10:15 p.m. EST

Clinton will pick up five more electoral votes in New Mexico and Trump another 10 in Missouri, CNN projects. That leaves the tally at Trump 149 to Clinton 109. 

UPDATE 10:00 p.m. EST

A new wave of polls has closed. Trump maintains the lead, picking up three more votes in Montana. That puts him at 139 electoral votes. 

Races in Colorado, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia are still too early to call. 

Trump has won Montana, according to multiple networks. 

UPDATE 9:34 p.m. EST

Trump picked up another 8 electoral votes with a win in Louisiana, according to CNN and AP.  He now leads by 136 to 104. 

With Trump in the lead, Asian shares are falling. 

The Clinton camp is confident they can win without Florida, CBS reports. 

Ivanka Trump takes us inside the scene at Trump headquarters. 

The New York Times is projecting a win for Trump, but its still too early to call key states. 

UPDATE 9:29 p.m. EST

Clinton picked up another 7 votes with a win in Connecticut according to CNN and AP. Trump still leads with 128 electoral votes to Clinton's 104 and we're still waiting on results from several key battleground states including Florida, Virginia and Ohio.

The race in Florida is a real nail biter. 

UPDATE 9:00 p.m. EST

A new wave of polls has closed and Trump has taken the lead with wins in North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Arkansas and Kansas and he picked up two of Nebraska's electoral votes, according to CNN.

AP also reports Trump won Texas, leaving him with 128 electoral votes. Clinton picked up 29 electoral votes in New York.

Polls closed in Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, and Arizona but it's too early to call. 

UPDATE 8:30 p.m. EST

Donald Trump has picked up 9 electoral votes with another win in Alabama, according to the Associated Press. 

Polls have also closed in Arkansas but the race there is too close to call. 

That leaves Trump with a total of 66 electoral votes to Clinton's 68. 

UPDATE 8:20 p.m. EST

Polls have closed in South Carolina and networks are projecting that Trump has won the state's 9 electoral votes. 

That leaves the count at 57 Trump to Clinton's 68 electoral votes on the road to 270.

Meanwhile, with 88 percent of the votes counted in Florida, Trump and Clinton are locked in a dead heat. Trump is barely in the lead with 48.6 percent to Clinton's 48.4 percent. 

The winner in Florida will get 29 votes. 

UPDATE 8:00 p.m. EST

Clinton has surged to the lead taking  seven states and 65 electoral college votes in the presidential race. 

Clinton won Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, Illinois and the District of Columbia, according to projections from CNN and the Associated Press. 

Meanwhile, Trump picked up 24 electoral college votes in Tennessee, Mississippi and Oklahoma. The race stands with Clinton leading with 68 electoral votes to Trump's 48. 

Too early to call 

Polls have closed in New Hampshire, Alabama, Connecticut, Maine, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Florida and South Carolina  but its too soon to declare winners. 

Florida in particular is a nail biter but Clinton holds a small lead. Meanwhile, South Carolina Trump is the likely winner in South Carolina, according to NBC. 

UPDATE 7:32 p.m. EST

Donald Trump has won West Virginia and five more electoral votes, according to projections from CNN and the Associated Press. 

That leaves Trump with 24 electoral votes and Clinton with 3 so far.  

UPDATE 7:17 p.m. EST

Polls will remain open later in Durham County, N.C. due to technical issues at polling stations. 

Polls in eight precincts will stay open for 20 to 60 minutes, depending on location, CNN reported

Durham county is a stronghold for Democrats in the south. 

UPDATE 7:10 p.m. EST

The first round of election results are in; Donald Trump has won Kentucky and Indiana, according to multiple news sources.

Hillary Clinton picked up Vermont. 

That leaves Trump with 19 electoral college votes and Clinton with 3 so far. 

UPDATE 5:05 p.m. EST: 

Hillary Clinton's motorcade just left Chappaqua, New York, and is headed for New York City where she will watch the results roll in. 

UPDATE 3:16 p.m. EST: Guam votes for Clinton 

Guam, which has historically predicted the winner of presidential elections, overwhelmingly voted for Hillary Clinton, according to USA Today

Clinton won 71.6 percent of the vote in the U.S. territory, which runs 15 hours ahead of eastern standard time. Trump earned 24.16 percent. 

However, Guam has no representation in the Electoral College, so those votes will not affect the overall outcome of the presidential election.

ORIGINAL STORY: It's decision day in America.  So far, over 46 million people have cast their votes and some 90 million more are expected to head to the polls Tuesday to choose the next president of the United States.

Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump cast their ballots in New York Tuesday morning. One of them will need to reach 270 electoral college votes to win the race. 

Keep checking back here for results. The first polls will close at 7 p.m. EST. 

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As of Monday, Clinton was in the lead, but Trump had narrowed the electoral gap over the weekend. 

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