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Live 2016 election updates

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Nov. 9:

7:02 p.m.

As of tonight, the Associated Press reported that Trump has a total of 279 electoral votes to Clinton’s 228. There are still 31 electoral votes to be awarded, but results in Arizona, Michigan and New Hampshire are too close to call. Despite losing in the electoral college, Clinton earned 48 percent of the popular vote, edging out Trump by 1 percent.

In the Congressional elections, Republicans maintained their majority in the House of Representatives, 239 seats to the Democrats’ 192. The GOP also gained control of the Senate, with a majority of 51 seats.

2:31 a.m.

After winning key battleground states Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, Trump reached 276 electoral votes.

12:30 a.m.

According to the Associated Press, Hillary Clinton won Nevada, increasing her electoral votes to 215.

12:05 a.m.

Trump takes Iowa, now has a total of 244 electoral votes.

12:00 a.m.

Trump has 222 electoral votes, leaving Clinton with 206 and a slim path to the presidency.

Nov. 8:

10:41 p.m.

The Associated Press has called Trump winning Ohio, and Clinton winning Virginia.

10:20 p.m.

Jay Edwards is now leading in the 94th State House Race by 16 points with 81 percent of precincts reporting.

10:03 p.m.

Republican Donald Trump is leading in Ohio by 9 points, with 56 percent of precincts reporting.

via New York Times
via New York Times


9:09 p.m.

In the 94th State House District race, Sarah Grace leads Jay Edwards by one percent, roughly 358 votes, with 33 precent of precincts reporting.

8:35 p.m.

Clinton leads Trump in Ohio, 49.4 percent to 46.8 percent with 35 percent of the vote in.

7:32 p.m.

Associated Press called Ohio’s U.S. Senate race for incumbent Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio.

7:30 p.m.

Ohio polls close.

5:04 p.m.

We conducted informal exit polls as students left Baker Center, the polling location for on-campus students excluding those residing in Bromley and Voigt Hall. They are in no way statistically representative of actual results.


4:42 p.m.

According to the Election Day Turnout Tracker from Slate.com and Votecastr, Trump and Clinton are neck and neck in terms of voter turnout in Ohio with under three hours until polls close.

via Slate.com and Votecastr
via Slate.com and Votecastr

4:22 p.m.

Major delays for the Baker Center polling location, the line to vote has spread out of the building and passed Front Room.

2:15 p.m.

1:00 p.m.

“It’s absolutely vital to vote,” said State House Candidate Sarah Grace. “It’s a chance to have a say in our future.”

Photo by The New Political on Snapchat
Photo by The New Political on Snapchat


12:52 p.m.

 12:47 p.m.

12:30 p.m.

Ohio University College Democrats are outside Baker Center helping on-campus students print of the necessary ID requirements to vote.

Photo by The New Political on Snapchat
Photo by The New Political on Snapchat

8:00 a.m.

Jay Edwards and a volunteer for the Ohio Democrats campaigning outside Baker Center, crossing over  party lines to encourage people to vote.

Photo by Heather Willard
Photo by Heather Willard
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