After a gruelling election campaign, Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump cast their votes on Tuesday morning as millions of Americans headed to polling stations across the US.
Hillary cast her vote on Tuesday along with her husband Bill Clinton at a polling station in Chappaqua, New York. After casting her vote, Hillary said, “It’s the most humbling feeling. So many people are counting on me. I hope to do the best I can.”
Trump cast his vote at PS 59 elementary school in Manhattan along with his wife Melania, and daughter, Ivanka, The Guardian reported. Before going to cast his vote Trump told Fox News he would vote for himself. “Well, I’ve really worked on this hard. I’ve decided to vote for Trump.” He added, “win a lot of states”. “I mean, who knows what happens ultimately, but we’re gonna win.”
US went to polls on Tuesday to elect its 45th president, choosing between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and her Republican rival Donald Trump. Green Party candidate Jill Stein and Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson are also in the race.
Polling has begun in all states and Washington DC. The latest national polls, released by CBS on Monday, gave Clinton a 4 percent lead over Trump. If Hillary Clinton beats Donald Trump in today’s election, she’ll be the first female president of the United States.