After a long and hard-fought campaign, Donald Trump is officially the president-elect of the United States of America.
As the polls are closing across the country, it is clear the that Republican nominee has been elected the 45th president of the United States. This close election came down to Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Florida. The final count of the electoral votes reads: Clinton 218 and Trump 289. Social media is on fire as people all over the world are reacting to the news that Trump will be the leader of the free world.
Since the announcement, people on social media are taking the day to spread love to fight the fear.
Americans are accepting the outcome of the election, but are getting ready to focus on what matters.
People have taken to the capital to call for change through organization.
Some people are sharing inspirational quotes from great world leaders.
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Others are rallying to use this as a teaching moment about how our elections work.