US presidential elections: Voting as it happened

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Last Updated: Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 23:51

Americans went to the polls in large numbers on Tuesday after a bitter, divisive presidential campaign that reached its peak Monday night at a star-studded rally for Democrat Hillary Clinton and at a theatrical assembly for Republican Donald Trump.

 

8 November 2016, 19:49 PM

Donald Trump's son, Eric, who was out to vote for his father in New York City tweets: "It is an incredible honor to vote for my father! He will do such a great job for the U.S.A! #MakeAmericaGreatAgain"

8 November 2016, 19:30 PM

Wall Street looks set to open little changed on Election Day as Americans headed to vote for their next president, with the odds currently favoring Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton, a Reuters report said.

8 November 2016, 19:16 PM

According to CNN, 370 economists have urged the Americans to reject Donald Trump.

8 November 2016, 19:07 PM

Lady Gaga, Jon Bon Jovi urge people to vote for Hillary Clinton.

8 November 2016, 18:56 PM

Waste of time and money if I do not win, says Trump to Fox News.

8 November 2016, 18:56 PM

It's the most humble feeling. So many people are counting on me. I hope to do the best I can, says Hillary after casting her vote.

8 November 2016, 18:33 PM

Hillary Clinton casts her vote in New York. She was accompanied by her husband Bill Clinton.

Clintons exercised their votes at a public school in Chappaqua, New York.

8 November 2016, 18:28 PM

People queue up in states across the Eastern US to cast their ballots to elect the 45th president of the United States.

8 November 2016, 18:18 PM

Donald Trump's son, Eric, who was out to vote for his father in New York City tweets: "It is an incredible honor to vote for my father! He will do such a great job for the U.S.A! #MakeAmericaGreatAgain"

8 November 2016, 17:37 PM

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton appeals to the voters to come out in large numbers and exercise their votes.

8 November 2016, 17:35 PM

As the Americans vote in US Presidential election 2016, Donald Trump tweets: "TODAY WE MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!"

8 November 2016, 16:46 PM

Democratic VP nominee Tim Kaine casts his vote this morning in Richmond, Virginia.

Millions vote in early polling in US on Tuesday/CNN 

8 November 2016, 16:33 PM

Hillary Clinton's odds of winning rose from 78% last week to 91% on Monday, says CNN's political prediction.

8 November 2016, 16:33 PM

Hillary Clinton's odds of winning rose from 78% last week to 91% on Monday, says CNN's political prediction.

8 November 2016, 16:13 PM

A picture of an American casting his vote just after midnight in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, which voted for Clinton. 

 

8 November 2016, 15:39 PM

Nearly 70,000 political adverts have run on US television in recent days - and 92% were negative, reports CNN.

8 November 2016, 15:38 PM

Mexicans on US border fear economic catastrophe if Donald Trump wins, reports BBC.

8 November 2016, 15:27 PM

Record 46.2 millions vote in early voting in US presidential polls.

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8 November 2016, 15:24 PM

McDonald, an early-voting expert, said that there are signs Hillary Clinton would benefit from early voting.

8 November 2016, 14:45 PM

Here is the picture of Lady Gaga performing at the final campaign stop of the Clinton campaign before the polling in Raleigh, North Carolina.

 

8 November 2016, 14:40 PM

Hillary Clinton is greeted by a crowd of supporters as she returns home to New York after a final day of rallies. 

 

8 November 2016, 14:39 PM

Hillary Clinton returns home after final rally. Her plane lands at Westchester airport in white plains, New York, reports CNN.

8 November 2016, 14:34 PM

14 key "battleground states" to watch out for in the US presidential election 2016.

 

8 November 2016, 14:33 PM

Vote for inclusive, big-hearted America, Hillary Clinton urges voters.

8 November 2016, 13:32 PM

"What I'm asking you is to be in this moment right now with us" and fight for the future,'' Lady Gaga urged supporters and fans at Hillary Clinton rally. 

 

8 November 2016, 13:30 PM

A host of celebrities including Barack Obama, his wife, Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi and Lady Gaga rallied behind Hillary Clinton, while Republican Donald Trump got the star support in the form of Tom Brady.

8 November 2016, 13:25 PM

Obamas also did their best to help Hillary Clinton get over the finish line.

 

8 November 2016, 13:23 PM

Donald Trump told supporters in key state of Pennsylvania that "we have one flawed candidate to beat," as he railed against Hillary Clinton. WATCH

 

8 November 2016, 13:12 PM

-In Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 'Chanakya' the fish predicts victory for Donald Trump.

 

 

8 November 2016, 13:11 PM

we want Hillary Clinton to win as she raises voice for our community & fights for humanity, says Giani Bhupinder Singh, Gurudwara Sikh Cultural Society, New York.

 

8 November 2016, 13:09 PM

-24 hours before the election, we requested 5 head priests to come and pray for Hillary Clinton’s victory: Sant Singh Chatwal.

 

8 November 2016, 13:06 PM

-Special 'Ardas' by Indian American businessman Sant Singh Chatwal for US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

 

8 November 2016, 13:01 PM

Philadelphia woman dubs Hillary Clinton as a drug addict. 

 

8 November 2016, 12:58 PM

-Florida early voting smashes state records, huge turnout of voters, reports CNN.

8 November 2016, 12:33 PM

-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has alleged that the "failed political establishment" has delivered nothing but poverty at home and disaster overseas, as he asserted that it is time to reject the media and political elite who have "bled" the country dry.

8 November 2016, 12:26 PM

-Donald Trump speaks in Grand Rapids, Michigan: "Today is our independence day".

 

8 November 2016, 12:02 PM

"I do want to be president for all Americans ... We all have a role to play in building that better future". 

 

8 November 2016, 11:57 AM

-Hillary Clinton is addressing her final rally in Raleigh, North Carolina.

8 November 2016, 11:53 AM

-Clinton and Trump raced through several battleground states in a last-ditch attempt to encourage their supporters to show up and vote on Tuesday.

8 November 2016, 11:52 AM

-Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have made final attempt to woo voters before the polling began.

WATCH: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump: Who will be USA's next President?

8 November 2016, 11:46 AM

- Watch VIDEO: Dixville Notch, New Hampshire votes for Clinton.

 

8 November 2016, 11:44 AM

-Polls in the tiny New Hampshire towns of Dixville, Hart's Location and Millsfield opened just after midnight Tuesday and closed as soon as everyone had voted. These die-hard voters are proud to have the first word on the big vote.

Must Read: Hillary Clinton moves to 4-point edge over Donald Trump: Poll

8 November 2016, 11:43 AM

-Hillary Clinton is off to a very early lead in the 2016 presidential election, winning over the voters of Dixville, New Hampshire, by a 4-2 margin over Donald Trump.

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8 November 2016, 11:30 AM

- Hillary Clinton wins Dixville Notch's midnight vote, says AP

 

8 November 2016, 10:59 AM

Polling has begun for US Presidential Elections 2016, as per PTI.

8 November 2016, 10:58 AM

- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said at his penultimate rally before Tuesday's election that his party will get the White House back.

8 November 2016, 10:51 AM

Campaigning for Hillary Clinton, President Obama gave one of his final and most importance speeches as President.

 

8 November 2016, 10:47 AM

The US government has announced that on Election Day it will devote special attention to monitoring voting in 67 jurisdictions in 28 of the 50 states to guarantee that citizens - particularly minorities - may freely exercise their right to vote.

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8 November 2016, 10:38 AM

-With hours to go before Americans vote, Democrat Hillary Clinton has about a 90 percent chance of defeating Republican Donald Trump in the race for the White House, according to the final Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation project.

8 November 2016, 10:37 AM

-"He's got nothing serious to offer on jobs," Obama said at an election rally in New Hampshire late Monday, which has suddenly emerged as a swing state forcing the Clinton Campaign to send him to this State for campaigning.

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