Electors faithful to Trump, select him as official winner


Donald Trump has surpassed the necessary 270 votes in the Electoral College, the next step in the official process to become President.

He was put over the top by electors in Texas. Thirty-six of the state’s 38 went for Trump, while two ignored the state’s Election Day results. One voted for Ohio Gov. John Kasich and one backed former Texas Rep. Ron Paul.

The Electoral College results will be officially certified January 6 during a joint session of Congress.

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