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Tags: Donald Trump | Hillary Clinton | Final | Tally | Election Day | Clinton | Wins

Final Tally: Clinton Wins Popular Vote by 2.8M; Trump Tweets Retorts

Final Tally: Clinton Wins Popular Vote by 2.8M; Trump Tweets Retorts

(AP)

By    |   Wednesday, 21 December 2016 07:55 AM

Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by a final tally of 2.8 million votes over President-elect Donald Trump in an election that saw 7 million more people vote than in 2012, according to the Cook Political Report. 

The final results:

  • Clinton: 65,844,610 or 48.2 percent.
  • Trump: 62,979,636 or 46.1 percent.
  • Others: 7,804,213 or 5.7 percent.

The number of votes cast: 136,628,459. In 2012, that figure was 129,075,630.

The telling number is the Cook report is that in the 13 swing states, Trump won the popular vote over Clinton by nearly 2 percent, backing up his assertion Tuesday that Clinton campaigned in the wrong states.

An assertion he repeated - among others - Wednesday morning on Twitter:

 

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Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by a final tally of 2.8 million votes over President-elect Donald Trump in an election that saw 7 million more people vote than in 2012, according to the Cook Political Report.
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