AP certifies election results; Clinton wins popular vote by 2.8 million
NEW: Certified election results, per the AP: Clinton 65,844,610 (48.2%)Trump 62,979,636 (46.1%)Difference: 2,864,974 — ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) December 22, 2016 Donald Trump won the Electoral College, and thus the presidency. But he did not win a mandate. He was 46th out of 58 in electoral votes and continues to lose by every other metric. […]
And now it is confirmed that he lost the popular vote by more than any other winning president.
Hillary Clinton won by 2,864,974 votes.
It is a bittersweet triumph. But it is something her supporters should celebrate and hold onto all the same.
In moments of darkness, remember we are the majority.
A diverse, vibrant, feisty majority who will fight together for the shared values modeled by a candidate who gave it her all on our behalf.
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