USA votes for its 45th President

Republican candidate Donald Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States of America in a tight race against Democrat Hillary Clinton on November 8, 2016.

Trump, running with his battle cry “Make America Great Again," convinced voters to choose him over the more politically experienced Clinton.

Republicans are celebrating as they wait for their biggest comeback back to the White House after eight years of leadership under the Democratic Party with Barack Obama steering the world’s most powerful country.

Here are highlights of US election day 2016. 

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