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US Elections 2016: Live 2016 Election Results
16:28, 8 November 2016
US Elections 2016: Live 2016 Election Results

The live map of the VOA shows live results, voting power and results of the six previous elections in the USA

16:28, 8 November 2016

Reuters

58th presidential elections kick off in the USA today, on November 8, 2016. Hillary Clinton runs for the Democratic Party and Donald trump from the Republicans. Barack Obama can’t be elected to the third term.

A billionaire Donald Trump became an official Republican candidate on July 19 2016, defeating senators Ted Cruise and Marko Rubio, Ohio governor and thirty other candidates. In case he wins the elections, Trump will become the oldest elected US President.

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Former State Secretary and Senator Hillary Clinton was fielded a Democratic candidate on July 26, 2016 after defeating Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. In case she wins, Clinton will become the first woman-president of the United States.

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called today's election "the test of our time," while her opponent, Republican Donald Trump, declared "today is our Independence Day."

Each delivered their remarks early Tuesday, as their final busy day of campaigning stretched past midnight.

Hillary in Pensilvania said:

“Anger is not a plan, my friends! If we are going to harness our energy and try to overcome our problems, then we are going to start talking to each other… again. And we have to get good ideas wherever they come from.”

Trump in Florida stated:

“Hillary Clinton is being protected by a totally rigged system. And now it’s up to the American people to deliver justice at the ballot box tomorrow.”

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