ELECTION BLOG: Trump is President-elect

The numbers are in and Donald Trump is our President-elect.

He took the stage in the wee hours Wednesday morning after being declared the official victor against Democratic challenger, Hillary Clinton.

Follow KHOU 11 News as we bring you the latest national and local results from Election Night.

RESULTSLatest local and national results 

RESULTS: Live electoral vote results

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Live blog:

11:20 a.m. President Obama: "We're all on one team..."We're not Democrats first, we're not Republicans first, we are Americans first"

11:19 a.m.  "The country needs "a sense of unity, a sense of inclusion, a respect for our institutions, our way of life ..."

11:18 a.m.  "I have instructed my team to follow the example set by Pres. Bush's team 8 years ago...We now all are rooting for his success."

11:18 a.m.  "We are now all rooting for his success,"

11:17 a.m. President Obama is speaking outside the White House, says he instructed team to work hard on making sure this is a successful transition for Trump 

10:55 a.m.: Hillary Clinton: "To all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving."

10:53 a.m.: Hillary Clinton: "I know we have not shattered that glass ceiling ... but hopefully it will happen sooner than we think right now."

10:51 a.m.: Hillary Clinton chokes up: "To all the women, especially young women ... nothing has made me prouder than to be your champion."

10:48 a.m.: Hillary Clinton: "To Barack and Michelle Obama, our country owes you an enormous debt of gratitude."

10:47 a.m.: Hillary Clinton: "The nation is more divided than we thought."

10:45 a.m.: Hillary Clinton chokes up saying this is and will be "painful."

10:45 a.m.: Hillary Clinton: "I feel pride and gratitude ... you represent the best of America. Being your candidate has been one of greatest honors of my life."

10:42 a.m. Hillary Clinton: "I'm sorry that we did not win this election for the values we share and the vision we hold for our country." 

10:40 a.m.: Tim Kaine: "Nobody had to question whether Hillary Clinton would accept the outcome of the election ... [her] love of country is obvious.."

10:35 a.m.: Tim Kaine: "I'm proud of Hillary Clinton because she has been a great history maker."

10:20 a.m. Former President George H.W. Bush congratulates Trump, tap here to read

9:34 a.m. We are standing by for Hillary's speech; Secret Service are preparing to escort her to venue where she will speak to supporters. Tap here to watch live.

8:38 a.m. Dow is barely in the positive at the bell's opening- this after plunging in premarket trading overnight

8:30 a.m. Clinton's campaign pushed her speech time back to 9:30 a.m. Houston time; we'll stream it live

7:32 a.m. In case you missed it, we have President-elect Trump's complete election speech online, tap here to watch

7:00 a.m. Clinton's campaign says Hillary will speak at 8:30 a.m. Houston time; we'll stream it live on KHOU.com and our mobile app

6:25 a.m. White House says Obama has congratulated Trump, invited him to meet at White House on Thursday.

6:23 a.m. CBS News discusses Trump's transition to the White House

 

 

5:54 a.m. Trump's first tweet as President-elect: "Such a beautiful and important evening! The forgotten man and woman will never be forgotten again. We will all come together as never before"

2:04 a.m.  And the front page of the Houston Chronicle is... 

2:04 a.m. President Trump: "While this campaign is over, the real work is just beginning."

1:58 a.m. President Trump: "This political stuff is nasty and it's tough." 

1:51 a.m. President Trump: "It is time for us to come together as one united people." 

1:49 a.m.  Donald Trump: "I just received a call from Secretary Clinton. She congratulated us on our victory and I  congratulated her and her family on a hard-fought campaign."

1:47 a.m. Donald Trump delivers his victory speech to supporters at his campaign headquarters in Manhattan. "I want to be president for all Americans," he said.

1:46 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence: "I come to this moment deeply humbled. Deeply grateful to God for his courage." 

 

1:41 a.m. CBS News: Clinton has called Trump to concede the race for president. 

1:36 a.m. AP & USA Today: Donald Trump is our new president! 

1:26 a.m. Photos: Trump's Election Night event

1:20 a.m. John Podesta tells Clinton supporters to go home; She will not speak tonight. 

1:03 a.m. Clinton wins Maine

12:45 a.m. Trump wins Pennsylvania 

12:23 a.m. Either way, it's history. 

 

12:21 a.m. Republican party maintains control of the Senate, according to AP 

12:20 a.m. It's all coming down to Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania

It's Midnight: Photos: Behind the scenes on Election Night

11:53 p.m. Republicans maintain control of House

11:41 p.m. Pot now legal in California | Florida voters approve medical marijuana


11:28 p.m. Clinton wins Nevada


10:58: Trump wins Utah, according to AP and USA Today

10:54: Election veteran: "This is a vote against Washington. that's what this is." 

 

10:48 p.m. There's a new sheriff in town. Ron Hickman has conceded to Ed Gonazalez.

 

10:40 p.m. Emotions running high at Clinton headquarters as Trump wins more battleground states

10:38 p.m. Trump wins Iowa and Georgia, CBS News reports. 

10:20 p.m. Heights residents have voted in favor of a proposition to allow beer and wine sales in the dry neighborhood for the first time in over 100 years. According to the Harris County Clerk, 64 percent of voters said they were for the measure, while 36 percent were against it.

10:11 p.m. Clinton wins Oregon and Hawaii; Trump wins North Carolina and Idaho

10:03 p.m. Current Senate seat count: Republicans 45, Democrats 41 

9:55 p.m. Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson has conceded to challenger Kim Ogg

Kim Ogg wins race for Harris County DA

9:50 p.m. Trump wins Florida; Clinton wins Colorado

9:37 p.m. Looking for latest local and national results? Click here! 

9:32 p.m. Trump wins Ohio; Clinton wins Virginia; both are battleground states 

9:23 p.m. Clinton wins New Mexico; Trump still has an edge in Florida, according to CBS News

9:15 p.m. CBS News: Trump ahead by 2% with over 90% of the vote in; still waiting on battleground states 

8:59 p.m. Republicans will keep their majority in the House of Representatives 

8:48 p.m. Harris County clerk estimates 1.4 million people voted; A record 100,000 ballots were mailed in 

8:45 p.m Wall Street not loving the election results, so far. Dow futures are off more than 400 points, according to USA Today

8:40 p.m. It's a family affair at Trump HQ tonight as they watch the votes roll in

8:38 p.m. All tied up in the Senate

8:34 p.m. Kim Ogg says she's not ready to celebrate yet even though she leads Harris County DA Devon Anderson 54% to 46%

8:32 p.m. AP: Clinton wins Connecticut, Trump wins Louisiana

8:30 p.m. Tough night so far at the watch party for Harris County DA Devon Anderson. She was losing to Kim Ogg 54% to 46% in early voting.

8:27 p.m. Who is holding their breath tonight? 

8:23 p.m. Trump leads Clinton 123 to 97 in electoral votes, AP reports. 270 votes are needed to win. 

8:20 p.m. Clinton wins Illinois, Trump wins Arkansas, according to USA Today; CBS News says Colorado, Michigan and Arizona are toss-ups

8:08 p.m. CBS News projects Trump wins Texas

8:06 p.m. Trump wins South Dakota, Wyoming and Kansas, according to CBS News

8:03 p.m. CBS News: Clinton wins New York; Trump wins Nebraska and North Dakota

7:50 p.m. CBS: Florida still too close to call with 91% of the votes counted

7:45 p.m. In early voting, 52% of Harris County Democrats voted straight ticket compared to 47% of Rebulicans

7:40 p.m. In early voting results, Challenger Ed Gonzalez is leading incumbent Ron Hickman 52-percent to 48-percent for Harris County sheriff. 

7:36 p.m. Kim Ogg leading incumbent Devon Anderson in race for Harris County District Attorney. Ogg has 54-percent of the vote in early voting with 46-percent going to Anderson. 


7:20 p.m. CBS projects Trump wins Mississippi and South Carolina; Clinton wins Rhode Island

7:18 p.m.  Current electoral vote count: Clinton 68, Trump 57; 270 votes needed to win. 

7:15 p.m. CBS News says Florida a toss-up between Trump and Clinton. 

7:10 p.m. USA Today projects Trump wins Oklahoma; Clinton wins Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and D.C. 

6:55 p.m. Republicans leading 52-15 in House races, according to CBS News.

6:40 p.m. CBS Election veteran Bob Schieffer says no surprises so far. 

6:30 p.m. CBS News is projecting Trump will win West Virginia. 

6:20 p.m. Man arrested in Fort Bend County for trying to vote twice 

6:15 p.m. - Results are starting to roll in from various states.

6:10 p.m. Armed Trump supported questioned near polling place


 

 

 

 

 

 

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