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How Trump won: the figures

Clinton failed to deliver in her crucial demographics—notably among women

By Emily Charnock  

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It is a victory that could change the face of American politics. Yesterday (Tuesday), in a result few predicted, Donald Trump cleared a resounding path to the presidency in the Electoral College, though he may have lost the popular vote by a small margin—47.5 per cent to Hillary Clinton’s 47.7 per cent. He did so by holding reliably “red” Republican states and making deep incursions into “blue” Democratic territory too, remaking the electoral map and pulling off a…

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