Hillary Clinton conceded the White House race to President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday morning, saying she hoped "he will be a successful president for all Americans."

Columbus voters have chosen to raise their property taxes in order to fund a backlog of maintenance projects and an expansion of operations in Columbus City Schools. 

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton finds herself on the wrong end of an electoral split, moving ahead in the popular vote but losing to President-elect Donald Trump in the Electoral College, according to election results that are still being finalized.

As of midday Thursday ET, Clinton had amassed 59,938,290 votes nationally, to Trump's 59,704,886 — a margin of 233,404 that puts Clinton on track to become the fifth U.S. presidential candidate to win the popular vote but lose the election.

President-elect Donald Trump has promised over and over in recent months that he will repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare, when he reaches the White House.

"Obamacare is a disaster. You know it. We all know it," Trump said at a debate last month. "We have to repeal it and replace it with something absolutely much less expensive."

Election Stress, Future of Obamacare, SCOTUS

Nov 9, 2016
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Now that the election is over, the stress may be relieved for some. Today we take a look at the common anxiety induced over this election season. We will also discuss the future of the Affordable Care Act now that we have a new president and what a Donald Trump presidency could mean for the Supreme Court.

Post-Election Analysis

Nov 9, 2016
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The political pollsters and prognosticators were way off. Join us for a discussion of the election results and what a Donald Trump victory means for the future of the county.

Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States, the capstone of a tumultuous and divisive campaign that won over white voters with the promise to "Make America Great Again."

Trump crossed the 270 electoral vote threshold at 2:31 a.m. ET with a victory in Wisconsin, according to Associated Press projections.

O'Brien Wins Franklin County Prosecutor Race

Nov 9, 2016
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While Tuesday's contentious Presidential election went into the early morning, results from local elections here in Franklin County were announced. After a close competition for Franklin County prosecutor, longtime incumbent Ron O'Brien won re-election. 

For months, polls showed Donald Trump’s best chance at a swing state was in Ohio. And the Republican easily took the state – well beyond what polls had predicted. 

The pattern that first showed up in the GOP primary in March held and expanded for Trump in Ohio. He was especially strong in the blue-collar counties along Ohio’s border including some, like Trumbull, that have traditionally voted Democratic. 

Updated 10:28 a.m. ET

On Tuesday night, as the presidential election's outcome headed toward an unexpected Trump victory, stock futures plunged. Investors had bet heavily Monday on Democrat Hillary Clinton. As Republican Donald Trump picked up many more votes than polls had predicted, markets reacted violently to the change in expectations.

Sen. Rob Portman Wins Reelection Over Ted Strickland

Nov 8, 2016
Rob Portman
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Ohio Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman has won re-election over Democratic former Gov. Ted Strickland in a race Democrats once considered a good opportunity to pick up a Senate seat.

Take a look at how Ohio is voting county-by-county as the votes are announced.


The presidential election has been the focus for more than a year, however what will Congress look like when the nation's 45th president takes off in January.

Keep track with the Congressional Balance of Power Widget.


Presidential Big Board

Nov 8, 2016

See how every state is voting in one spot with the Presidential Big Board. Results will be updated automatically as polls in each state close.

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It's Election Night, and WOSU is staying up late with you. We'll be live-blogging local, state, and national results here, as well as updating our Twitter and Facebook.