Election Update

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FoxNews.com 9pm ET Presidential Update
FoxNews.com 9pm ET Presidential Update

As of 8pm (CST), Fox News is reporting that Donald Trump (R) is leading Hillary Clinton (D) 139 to 97 electoral votes.

Currently, the race in Florida is too close to call, with Trump carrying approximately 100,000 more votes than Clinton with 85% of the precincts reporting.  Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, North Carolina, and Ohio are also too close to call.

Senator Marco Rubio’s race has also been called. The candidate chosen by Minnesota Republicans in the Presidential caucus this spring has retained his seat in the US Senate.

Polls closed in Minnesota at 8pm.  Alpha News will be updating election news throughout this historic evening.

Andrea Mayer-Bruestle

Andrea Mayer-Bruestle is a former writer for Alpha News.