2016 elections

The latest returns show Republican Elsie Arntzen leading Democrat Melissa Romano in the race for state school superintendent as of early this morning.

DONALD TRUMP: Thank you, thank you very much. Sorry to keep you waiting. Complicated business, complicated business. Thank you very much.

I've just received a call from Secretary Clinton. She congratulated us — it's about us — on our victory. And I congratulated her and her family on a very, very hard-fought campaign. She fought very hard.

Hillary has worked very long and very hard over a long period of time and we owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service to our country. I mean that very sincerely.

Donald Trump Clinches The Presidency In Major Upset

Nov 9, 2016

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.

Trump Rides His Movement To Vindication And The White House

Nov 9, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump.
Michael Valdon (CC-BY-SA-2)

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump awakened a movement of angry working-class voters fed up with political insiders and desperate for change. On Tuesday, that movement propelled him to the White House.

Trump's stunning, come-from-behind victory over Hillary Clinton served as a symbolic raised middle finger to the political establishment from his fervent backers.

Zinke Wins Re-Election To US House

Nov 9, 2016
Congressman Zinke at his election night watch party in Whitefish last night
Nicky Ouellet

The race for Montana’s single seat in the House was called early this morning. With 98 percent of precinct reporting, Ryan Zinke has over 57 percent of the vote to Denise Juneau’s 39 percent that’s as of about 5:30 this morning.