US Election Results 2016: As it happened

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Tuesday stunned the world by defeating his heavily favoured Democrat rival Hillary Clinton in the closely contested race for the White House, ending eight years of Democratic rule.

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Last Updated: Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 00:12
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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Tuesday stunned the world by defeating his heavily favoured Democrat rival Hillary Clinton in the closely contested race for the White House, ending eight years of Democratic rule.

Brushing aside fears that his victory will further divide the US, President-elect Donald Trump said in his victory speech that he will be the leader "for all Americans".

 

10 November 2016, 00:11 AM

Final results - Trump wins 289 electoral college votes against Clinton's 218.

9 November 2016, 23:00 PM

US needs a sense of unity and respect for institutions. Hope Donald Trump maintains that spirit throughout the transition, says Obama.

9 November 2016, 22:58 PM

Everyone in my team should be proud of the work we have done - Obama.

9 November 2016, 22:57 PM

Donald Trump and I have serious differences but will ensure smooth transition of powers. I’m looking forward to doing everything I can to make sure the next president is successful, says US President.

9 November 2016, 22:57 PM

Everybody gets sad when their candidate loses, but we must remember that we all are on the same team, says Obama.

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9 November 2016, 22:55 PM

Donald Trump expressed that he wants 'what's best for this country, I was heartened by that - Obama.

9 November 2016, 22:54 PM

We're not Democrats first, we're not Republicans first, we're Americans first. We are now all rooting for his success in uniting and leading the country - Obama.

9 November 2016, 22:54 PM

I am proud of Hillary Clinton, confident that she will continue to do good work for people of America, says Obama.

9 November 2016, 22:53 PM

US President Barack Obama delivers a statement on election results.

9 November 2016, 22:34 PM

PM Modi talks to Trump to congratulate him on his election.

9 November 2016, 22:25 PM

We are stronger together and will go forward together. And you should never, ever regret fighting for that. Let us have faith in each other. Let us not grow weary. Let us not lose heart. For there are more seasons to come and more work to do, says Hillary.

Also Read - I will always believe in America, says Hillary Clinton

9 November 2016, 22:24 PM

I am grateful to our country for all it has given me. I count my blessings every day that I am an American - Hillary.

9 November 2016, 22:23 PM

To all the little girls watching, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world, says Hillary.

9 November 2016, 22:22 PM

Hillary says, "We have still have not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling. But someday, someone will."

9 November 2016, 22:22 PM

To all the women, who put their faith in this campaign and in me, nothing has made me prouder than to be your champion, says Hillary.

9 November 2016, 22:21 PM

This loss hurts. But please never stop believing that fighting for what’s right is worth it - Hillary.

9 November 2016, 22:18 PM

To Bill, Chelsea, Marc, Charlotte, Aidan, our brothers, and our entire family, my love for you means more than I can ever express, says Hillary.

9 November 2016, 22:17 PM

To Barack and Michelle Obama, our country owes you an enormous debt of gratitude. We thank you for your graceful, determined leadership, says Hillary.

9 November 2016, 22:16 PM

I want to thank Tim Kaine and Anne Holton for being our partners on this journey - Hillary.

9 November 2016, 22:16 PM

Hillary says, "Our responsibility as citizens is to keep doing our part to build that better, stronger, fairer America we seek. And I know you will.”

9 November 2016, 22:16 PM

Our constitutional democracy demands our participation, not just every four years, but all the time, says Hillary.

9 November 2016, 22:15 PM

Donald Trump is going to be our president. We owe him an open mind and the chance to lead - Hillary.

9 November 2016, 22:15 PM

Hillary says "We have seen that our nation is more deeply divided than we thought. But I still believe in America and I always will."

9 November 2016, 22:14 PM

I want you to remember this, our campaign was never about one person or even one election. It was about the country we love - Hillary.

9 November 2016, 22:14 PM

You represent the best of America, and being your candidate has been one of the greatest honors of my life, says Hillary.

9 November 2016, 22:13 PM

This is not the outcome we wanted. I’m sorry we did not win this election for the values we share and the vision we hold for our country - Hillary.

9 November 2016, 22:13 PM

I hope that he will be a successful president for all Americans, says Hillary on Donald Trump.

9 November 2016, 22:12 PM

Last night I congratulated Donald Trump and offered to work with him on behalf of our country, says Hillary.

9 November 2016, 22:11 PM

Hillary Clinton begins her concession speech to supporters in New York.

9 November 2016, 22:00 PM

Trump updates his Twitter bio to 'President-elect of the United States'.

9 November 2016, 21:56 PM

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Donald Trump's win - "He just earned a mandate."

9 November 2016, 21:56 PM

House Speaker Paul Ryan says Donald Trump "turned politics on its head," promises "hand-in-hand" work on GOP agenda, as per AP.

9 November 2016, 21:56 PM

Clinton wins Minnesota.

9 November 2016, 21:47 PM

US stocks are set to welcome President-elect Trump with sharp declines but not the crash that many feared, reports CNN.

9 November 2016, 20:51 PM

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party VP Rahul congratulate Trump.

9 November 2016, 20:42 PM

UN counts on Trump to combat climate change, advance rights, says Ban Ki-moon.

9 November 2016, 19:01 PM

Conciliatory comments from Trump in the aftermath of his victory over Clinton helped global stock markets and the dollar trim their hefty losses today.

Though uncertainty remains over Trump's trade, immigration and geopolitical policies, investors appeared somewhat soothed by his victory speech, in which he praised Clinton and urged Americans to "come together as one united people" after a deeply divisive campaign.

In Europe, Germany's DAX was down 0.9 per cent at 10,384 while the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was 0.2 per cent lower at 6,832.

US stocks are expected to open lower, too, though by far less than earlier predicted. Dow futures are 1.3 per cent lower at 18,057 while the broader S&P 500 futures were down 1.5 per cent at 2,103.

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9 November 2016, 18:44 PM

I am very happy with our Melania Trump becoming the First Lady of the United States, says Slovenian PM Miro Cerar (CNN reports).  

9 November 2016, 18:41 PM

EU foreign ministers to meet Sunday after Trump election, as per Germany.

9 November 2016, 18:28 PM

Obama invites the President-elect Trump to meet him at the White House tomorrow to discuss the presidential transition.

Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said Obama called Trump while he was speaking to his supporters in New York, and so Trump called him back after he left the stage.

She said the two leaders had a 'very nice talk', as per PTI.

Also Read - Russia `ready to do its part` to rebuild US ties with Donald Trump: Vladimir Putin

9 November 2016, 18:02 PM

US President Barack Obama calls Trump to offer congratulations on election victory, as per Associated Press. 

9 November 2016, 17:24 PM

Trump tweets first time since becoming President-elect:

9 November 2016, 16:54 PM

9 November 2016, 16:53 PM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel offers Trump 'close cooperation' based on common values, as per AFP.

Also Read - Full Text of Donald Trump's victory speech

9 November 2016, 16:52 PM

Trump win cannot reverse nuclear deal, says Iran's Hassan Rouhani.

9 November 2016, 16:51 PM

Trump's win 'opens period of uncertainty', says France's François Hollande.

9 November 2016, 16:50 PM

Russia 'ready to do its part' to rebuild US ties with Trump, says Russian President Vladimir Putin.

9 November 2016, 16:48 PM

9 November 2016, 16:13 PM

I congratulate President-elect Donald Trump on an amazing victory in the decisive polls: Ted Cruz.

 

9 November 2016, 16:00 PM

Trump leads Clinton among men 53% to 41%, as per Fox News.

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