Trump will mostly likely become next president

The Republican nominee won in important states such as Florida, Ohio and North Carolina. He is also just a few Electoral College votes away from becoming the next US president.
Trump watching the election coverage Photo Credit: Twitter/Channel 2 News

One of the most dramatic presidential races in US history is nearly over and according to the latest projections from this morning (Wednesday), Republican nominee Donald Trump will most likely become the next president. The majority of the pre-election polls indicated that Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton was the odds-on favorite to win the presidency.

As of now, Trump has received 257 Electoral College votes while Clinton has only 218. Trump won is key states such as Florida, Ohio, North Carolina and Michigan.

Clinton supporters Photo Credit: Reuters/Channel 2 News

According to the New York Times, there is a 95% chance that Trump will win within the next few hours by reaching the 270 Electoral College votes required in order to turn him into America’s next president. Earlier, Clinton tweeted: “This team has so much to be proud of. Whatever happens tonight, thank you for everything.” US President Barack Obama, who campaigned for the Democratic nominee, said: “No matter what happens, the sun will rise in the morning.”

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