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Donald Trump was elected the 45th US president, defeating Hillary Clinton by 304 to 227 electoral votes. Some 139 million votes were cast; Clinton received 66 million votes and Trump 63 million. Clinton had her largest popular vote surplus in California, receiving 8.3 million votes compared to 4.3 million for Trump, while Trump received 4.7 million votes compared to 3.9 million for Clinton in Texas.
About 90 percent of Democrats voted for Clinton, and 90 percent of Republicans voted for Trump. Whites voted 58-37 percent for Trump, while Blacks voted 88 to eight percent for Clinton. Asians and Hispanics voted for Clinton by 65 to 29 percent margins. Persons with a high-school education or less voted 51 to 45 percent for Trump, while those with post-graduate education voted 58 to 37 percent for Clinton. Voters for whom immigration was the most important issue voted 64 to 32 percent for Trump.