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US election: a final polls round-up

Whatever the result, unity is unlikely to follow

By Clodagh Harrington  

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump ©Paul Sancya/AP/Press Association Images

The end is nigh. Later today, the polling stations will shut, bringing an end to the ugliest US election campaign in recent memory. Unity is unlikely to follow. Half of the United States will heave a collective sigh of relief that the toxic opposition candidate circus has finally left town, and the other half will be horrified that it is there to stay, possibly for eight years.

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