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President

10 electoral votes
v 95% IN
Image: Donald Trump
Donald Trump
48%
1,403,694
Image: Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton
47%
1,380,823
Gary Johnson 4% Jill Stein 1%
Apparent Winner
President
Senate
House
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Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Third-party
Not decided
Tie

Senate

v 95% IN
Image: Ron Johnson
INCUMBENT
Ron Johnson
50%
1,478,170
Image: Russ Feingold
Russ Feingold
47%
1,378,922
Phil Anderson 3%
Projected Winner

House Results

District 1 / 100% IN

Paul Ryan INCUMBENT
65%
Ryan Solen
30%
Winner

District 2 / 100% IN

Mark Pocan INCUMBENT
69%
Peter Theron
31%
Winner

District 3 / 0% IN

Ron Kind INCUMBENT
0%
Winner

District 4 / 100% IN

Gwen Moore INCUMBENT
77%
Robert Raymond
12%
Andy Craig
11%
Winner

District 5 / 100% IN

Jim Sensenbrenner INCUMBENT
67%
Khary Penebaker
29%
Winner

District 6 / 100% IN

Glenn Grothman INCUMBENT
57%
Sarah Lloyd
37%
Winner

District 7 / 100% IN

Sean Duffy INCUMBENT
62%
Mary Hoeft
38%
Winner

District 8 / 100% IN

Mike Gallagher
63%
Tom Nelson
37%
Winner

Exit polls:

Highlights


A profile of key demographics in the 2016 vote.

Exit polls:

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VOTER CHARACTERISTICS/ATTITUDES Leader
Clinton
Trump
Johnson
Stein
Gender Male 49 % of voters Trump +14 405441
Female 51% Clinton +10 534321
Age 18-29 17 % of voters Clinton +3 474462
30-44 23% Clinton +18 553752
45-64 41% Trump +15 415621
65 or over 20% Trump +1 484920
Age 18-44 39 % of voters Clinton +12 524062
45+ 61% Trump +11 435421
Race White 86 % of voters Trump +11 425341
Black 7% Clinton +86 92611
Hispanic/Latino 4% Clinton +29 633412
Asian 1% Not enough data ----
Other 2% Not enough data ----
Gender by race White men 42 % of voters Trump +24 355951
White women 45% Clinton +2 494721
Black men 3% Clinton +82 9081-
Black women 4% Clinton +91 94311
Latino men 2% Not enough data ----
Latino women 2% Not enough data ----
All other races 3% Not enough data ----
Which best describes your education? High school or less 20 % of voters Trump +13 415431
Some college/assoc. degree 35% Trump +18 395721
College graduate 30% Clinton +4 494541
Postgraduate study 15% Clinton +43 692641
College education College graduate 45 % of voters Clinton +16 553941
No college degree 55% Trump +16 405621
Education by race White college graduates 39 % of voters Clinton +12 534141
White no college degree 47% Trump +28 346231
Non White college graduates 6% Clinton +46 712522
Non White no college degree 8% Clinton +62 801812
2015 total family income: Under $30,000 19 % of voters Clinton +9 524341
$30,000 - $49,999 20% Tie 464653
$50,000 - $99,999 34% Trump +6 465211
$100,000 - $199,999 19% Trump +6 445041
$200,000 - $249,999 4% Not enough data ----
$250,000 or more 4% Not enough data ----
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a: Democrat 35 % of voters Clinton +84 91711
Republican 34% Trump +84 69030
Independent or something else 30% Trump +10 405062
Party by gender Democratic men 13 % of voters Clinton +86 92611
Democratic women 22% Clinton +83 91811
Republican men 18% Trump +83 68940
Republican women 16% Trump +85 69120
Independent men 18% Trump +15 375272
Independent women 13% Trump +3 444753
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Liberal 25 % of voters Clinton +76 861022
Moderate 40% Clinton +10 524241
Conservative 34% Trump +74 118530
How often do you attend religious services? Once a week or more 27 % of voters Trump +21 385920
A few times a month 16% Trump +11 415251
A few times a year 33% Trump +4 465031
Never 23% Clinton +36 652932
White evangelical or white born-again Christians White evangelical or white born-again Christian 28 % of voters Trump +50 237330
All others 72% Clinton +19 573831
Are you currently married? Yes 59 % of voters Trump +15 405541
No 41% Clinton +8 514341
Gender by marital status Married men 32 % of voters Trump +26 346051
Married women 28% Trump +3 464931
Non-married men 17% Trump +1 464752
Non-married women 23% Clinton +15 554040
Does anyone in your household belong to a labor union? Yes 21 % of voters Clinton +10 534331
No 79% Trump +8 445231
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election? In the last few days 10 % of voters Trump +27 305773
In the last week 5% Not enough data ----
In October 11% Trump +15 39546-
In September 12% Trump +10 405091
Before that 63% Clinton +6 524611
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election? In the last week 14 % of voters Trump +29 305963
Before that 85% Clinton +2 494731
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election? In the last month 25 % of voters Trump +23 345762
Before that 75% Clinton +5 514621
Which best describes your vote for president today? I strongly favor my candidate 42 % of voters Clinton +3 504721
I like my candidate but with reservations 32% Trump +15 415620
I dislike the other candidates 23% Trump +2 454742
Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? Foreign policy 11 % of voters Clinton +17 553833
Immigration 12% Trump +52 237521
The economy 55% Clinton +11 534231
Terrorism 19% Trump +22 386010
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? Cares about people like me 15 % of voters Clinton +33 643133
Can bring needed change 44% Trump +72 128431
Has the right experience 20% Clinton +85 92710
Has good judgment 18% Clinton +44 682452
Should most illegal immigrants working in the United States be: Offered a chance to apply for legal status 69 % of voters Clinton +19 563761
Deported to the country they came from 26% Trump +57 207720
Do you think immigrants to the U.S. today do more to: Help the country 55 % of voters Clinton +34 632961
Hurt the country 37% Trump +60 187831
Overall, would you say trade with other countries: Creates more U.S. jobs 35 % of voters Clinton +26 593370
Takes away U.S. jobs 50% Trump +29 336231
Has no effect on U.S. jobs 9% Not enough data ----
Do you think the country's criminal justice system: Treats all people fairly 48 % of voters Trump +41 276841
Treats blacks unfairly 40% Clinton +59 781911
In general, how do you think things work in the U.S. today? Whites are favored over minorities 35 % of voters Clinton +65 781362
Minorities are favored over whites 27% Trump +60 187831
No group is favored 34% Trump +37 296650
Do you think the 2010 federal health care law, also known as Obamacare: Did not go far enough 28 % of voters Clinton +66 811522
Was about right 18% Clinton +80 8992-
Went too far 49% Trump +71 108171
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic 3 % of voters Not enough data ----
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 22% Clinton +63 801720
Dissatisfied, but not angry 52% Trump +14 415521
Angry 22% Trump +53 217442
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic or satisfied 25 % of voters Clinton +64 811720
Dissatisfied or angry 74% Trump +25 356031
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president? Strongly approve 33 % of voters Clinton +88 93511
Somewhat approve 19% Clinton +50 712152
Somewhat disapprove 13% Trump +58 1573102
Strongly disapprove 34% Trump +93 29510
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president? Approve 52 % of voters Clinton +74 851121
Disapprove 47% Trump +83 68941
Should the next president: Continue Barack Obama's policies 29 % of voters Clinton +93 95221
Change to more conservative policies 51% Trump +70 13833-
Change to more liberal policies 15% Clinton +45 692434
Is your opinion of Hillary Clinton: Favorable 42 % of voters Clinton +95 97200
Unfavorable 56% Trump +75 98451
Is your opinion of Donald Trump: Favorable 35 % of voters Trump +97 19810
Unfavorable 64% Clinton +52 732142
Do you have a favorable opinion of ... Both 1 % of voters Not enough data ----
Only Clinton 41% Clinton +98 99100
Only Trump 34% Trump +99 09900
Neither 22% Trump +37 2360124
Is your opinion of Paul Ryan: Favorable 51 % of voters Trump +31 326341
Unfavorable 43% Clinton +36 663022
Do you think Hillary Clinton is honest and trustworthy? Yes 33 % of voters Clinton +98 9911-
No 64% Trump +58 187642
Do you think Donald Trump is honest and trustworthy? Yes 36 % of voters Trump +94 2961-
No 61% Clinton +52 732132
Do you think the presidential candidates are honest and trustworthy? Both 1 % of voters Not enough data ----
Only Clinton 32% Clinton +99 9900-
Only Trump 35% Trump +97 1981-
Neither 27% Trump +7 404774
Do you think Hillary Clinton is qualified to serve as president? Yes 52 % of voters Clinton +83 90711
No 47% Trump +82 68851
Do you think Donald Trump is qualified to serve as president? Yes 35 % of voters Trump +91 4951-
No 64% Clinton +57 751842
Do you think the presidential candidates are qualified to serve as president? Both 4 % of voters Not enough data ----
Only Clinton 47% Clinton +92 95311
Only Trump 31% Trump +99 099--
Neither 16% Trump +49 1665144
Do you think Hillary Clinton has the temperament to serve effectively as president? Yes 52 % of voters Clinton +73 851221
No 46% Trump +89 39231
Do you think Donald Trump has the temperament to serve effectively as president? Yes 39 % of voters Trump +97 1981-
No 59% Clinton +60 771742
Do you think the presidential candidates have the temperament to serve effectively as president? Both 5 % of voters Not enough data ----
Only Clinton 48% Clinton +89 93421
Only Trump 34% Trump +97 1981-
Neither 11% Trump +62 1173104
Does Hillary Clinton's use of private email while secretary of state bother you: A lot 48 % of voters Trump +79 88741
Some 17% Clinton +33 612892
Not much 14% Clinton +84 89542
Not at all 20% Clinton +74 861220
Does Donald Trump's treatment of women bother you: A lot 48 % of voters Clinton +59 761742
Some 23% Trump +43 256870
Not much 13% Trump +85 7921-
Not at all 15% Trump +78 98731
Who would better handle the economy? Hillary Clinton 43 % of voters Clinton +86 91351
Donald Trump 54% Trump +83 68940
Who would better handle foreign policy? Hillary Clinton 52 % of voters Clinton +69 811261
Donald Trump 45% Trump +90 49420
Do you think the condition of the nation's economy is: Excellent 3 % of voters Not enough data ----
Good 36% Clinton +56 772120
Not so good 41% Trump +31 326331
Poor 20% Trump +62 167832
Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation: Better today 27 % of voters Clinton +32 633151
Worse today 28% Trump +49 237232
About the same 44% Trump +5 444961
Compared to four years ago, is the job situation in your area: Better today 32 % of voters Clinton +49 712260
Worse today 28% Trump +66 158122
About the same 39% Trump +11 415251
Do you expect life for the next generation of Americans to be: Better than life today 27 % of voters Clinton +40 692910
Worse than life today 42% Trump +41 266752
About the same 27% Clinton +18 553771
In today's election for U.S. Senate, did you just vote for: Russ Feingold 47 % of voters Clinton +84 90612
Ron Johnson 50% Trump +81 78840
Phil Anderson 3% Not enough data ----
Population City over 50,000 39 % of voters Clinton +27 613431
Suburbs 34% Trump +16 395542
Small city and Rural 27% Trump +27 356220
Geo Stratum Code Milwaukee County 15 % of voters Clinton +40 672741
Southeast 27% Trump +25 356031
Southwest 18% Clinton +34 643041
Northeast 18% Trump +17 395631
Northwest 23% Trump +17 395631

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