Clinton takes the lead: 68 vs. Trump's 48 with 270 electoral votes to win

03:23, 09 November 2016
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Hillary Clinton is now in the lead with 68 against Donald Trump's 48 in the race to 270 electoral votes, according to CNN.


The Democratic Party presidential candidate is going to win in Vermont (3 votes), Delaware (3 votes), Washington DC (3 votes), Rhode Island (4 votes), Maryland (10 votes), Massachusetts (11 votes), New Jersey (14 votes), and Illinois (20 votes), CNN said.

The Republican nominee is to win in West Virginia (5 votes), Mississippi (6 votes), Oklahoma (7 votes), Kentucky (8 votes), Tennessee (11 votes), and Indiana (11 votes).

The popular vote split as of 8:19 p.m. ET on November 8 was the following: 50.2% voted for Trump and 46.3% for Clinton.

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