US election: How Trump Won US Presidency

US election: How Trump Won US Presidency Banire Adekunle
Republican Donald Trump has won the US presidency with at least 290 electoral votes while securing more than the 270  he needed to succee...
Republican Donald Trump has won the US presidency with at least 290 electoral votes while securing more than the 270  he needed to succeed Barck Obama.


However, his Democratic rival Hilary Clinton had 218 electoral votes, a demoralizing defeat for the former secretary of state.

Listed below are the states won by each candidiate and the corresponding number of electoral votes based on projection made by the US television networks.

The only state yet to be called are Michigan, Minnesota and New Hampshire.

TRUMP (290)
Alabama (9), Alaska (3),Arizona (11), Arkansas (6), Florida (29), Georgia (16), Idaho (4), Indiana  (11), Lowa (6), Kansas (6), Kentucky (8), Louisiana (8), Miane (1 - states splits its votes), Mississippi (6), Missouri(10), Montana (3), Nebraska (5), North Carolina (5), North Dakota ( 3), Ohio (18), Oklahoma (7), Pennsylvania (20), South Carolina (9), South Dakota (3), Tennesssee (11), Texas (38), Utah (6), West Virginai (5), Wisconsin (10), Wyoming (3).

CLINTON (218)
California (55), Collorado (9), Connecticut (7), Delaware (3), Hawaii (4), Illinois (20), Maine (3 0ut of 4), Maryland (10), Massachuseths (11), New Jersey (14), New Mexico (5), Nevada (6), New York (29), Oregon (7), Rhode Island (4), Vermont (3), Virginia (13), Washington state (12), Washington, DC (3).

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