Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Donald Trump wins presidential election
By Monivette Cordeiro
on Wed, Nov 9, 2016 at 2:42 AM
In Florida, Trump beat the former Secretary of State by a margin of 49 to 48 percent, which amounts to about 129,000 votes in the Sunshine State, around 12:15 a.m., according to the state Division of Elections
. Aside from the swing state, the Republican also won crucial states like Ohio, Texas, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Georgia. The Associated Press
called the race in Trump's favor around 2:30 a.m.
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In what will probably be remembered as one of the most surprising upsets of the century, Republican businessman Donald Trump overtook Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton to win the 2016 presidential election.