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18 electoral votes
i 94% IN
Image: Donald Trump
Donald Trump
52%
2,771,984
Image: Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton
44%
2,317,001
Gary Johnson 3% Jill Stein 1%
Projected Winner
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Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Third-party
Not decided
Tie

Senate

i 93% IN
Image: Rob Portman
INCUMBENT
Rob Portman
58%
3,048,467
Image: Ted Strickland
Ted Strickland
37%
1,929,873
Projected Winner

House Results

District 1 / 100% IN

Steve Chabot INCUMBENT
60%
Michele Young
40%
Winner

District 2 / 100% IN

Brad Wenstrup INCUMBENT
67%
William Smith
33%
Winner

District 3 / 100% IN

Joyce Beatty INCUMBENT
68%
John Adams
32%
Winner

District 4 / 100% IN

Jim Jordan INCUMBENT
68%
Janet Garrett
32%
Winner

District 5 / 100% IN

Bob Latta INCUMBENT
71%
James Neu
29%
Winner

District 6 / 100% IN

Bill Johnson INCUMBENT
71%
Michael Lorentz
29%
Winner

District 7 / 100% IN

Bob Gibbs INCUMBENT
64%
Roy Rich
29%
Winner

District 8 / 100% IN

Warren Davidson INCUMBENT
69%
Steven Fought
27%
Winner

District 9 / 100% IN

Marcy Kaptur INCUMBENT
69%
Donald Larson
32%
Winner

District 10 / 100% IN

Mike Turner INCUMBENT
64%
Robert Klepinger
32%
Winner

District 11 / 100% IN

Marcia Fudge INCUMBENT
80%
Beverly Goldstein
20%
Winner

District 12 / 100% IN

Pat Tiberi INCUMBENT
67%
Ed Albertson
30%
Winner

District 13 / 100% IN

Tim Ryan INCUMBENT
68%
Richard Morckel
32%
Winner

District 14 / 100% IN

David Joyce INCUMBENT
63%
Michael Wager
37%
Winner

District 15 / 100% IN

Steve Stivers INCUMBENT
66%
Scott Wharton
34%
Winner

District 16 / 100% IN

Jim Renacci INCUMBENT
65%
Keith Mundy
35%
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 47 % of voters Trump +23 365941
Female 53% Clinton +3 494631
Age 18-29 18 % of voters Clinton +9 514252
30-44 24% Trump +9 425151
45-64 39% Trump +16 405621
65 or over 19% Trump +13 435601
Age 18-44 42 % of voters Trump +2 454751
45+ 58% Trump +15 415621
Race White 80 % of voters Trump +29 336231
Black 14% Clinton +80 88821
Hispanic/Latino 3% Clinton +41 67264-
Asian 1% Not enough data ----
Other 2% Not enough data ----
Gender by race White men 38 % of voters Trump +41 276841
White women 42% Trump +17 395631
Black men 6% Clinton +71 841320
Black women 8% Clinton +88 92412
Latino men 1% Not enough data ----
Latino women 2% Not enough data ----
All other races 3% Clinton +20 553551
Which best describes your education? High school or less 21 % of voters Trump +1 484920
Some college/assoc. degree 35% Trump +12 425431
College graduate 28% Trump +15 395442
Postgraduate study 16% Trump +3 464931
College education College graduate 44 % of voters Trump +11 415232
No college degree 56% Trump +8 445230
Education by race White college graduates 37 % of voters Trump +25 345942
White no college degree 43% Trump +30 336331
Non White college graduates 8% Clinton +57 751822
Non White no college degree 12% Clinton +72 841230
2015 total family income: Under $30,000 17 % of voters Clinton +22 573552
$30,000 - $49,999 22% Trump +3 464932
$50,000 - $99,999 33% Trump +15 405540
$100,000 - $199,999 23% Trump +18 395712
$200,000 - $249,999 3% 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 34 % of voters Clinton +75 871210
Republican 37% Trump +83 79020
Independent or something else 29% Trump +14 375173
Party by gender Democratic men 13 % of voters Clinton +69 831421
Democratic women 21% Clinton +79 891010
Republican men 18% Trump +82 7893-
Republican women 19% Trump +83 79011
Independent men 16% Trump +29 305963
Independent women 13% Clinton +3 454283
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Liberal 20 % of voters Clinton +67 811422
Moderate 41% Clinton +6 494352
Conservative 39% Trump +65 168120
Religion Protestant or other Christian 51 % of voters Trump +22 375931
Catholic 23% Trump +20 38583-
Jewish 1% Not enough data ----
Something else 8% Not enough data ----
None 16% Clinton +23 593641
White evangelical or white born-again Christians White evangelical or white born-again Christian 33 % of voters Trump +57 207720
All others 67% Clinton +15 554031
Are you currently married? Yes 60 % of voters Trump +23 365930
No 40% Clinton +10 524232
Gender by marital status Married men 28 % of voters Trump +33 316441
Married women 32% Trump +14 415520
Non-married men 17% Trump +7 424950
Non-married women 24% Clinton +23 593613
Do you have any children under 18 living in your home? Yes 39 % of voters Trump +7 445140
No 61% Trump +15 395431
Parents Men with children 17 % of voters Trump +22 35576-
Women with children 21% Clinton +5 514620
Men without children 27% Trump +27 336051
Women without children 34% Trump +6 445022
Married with children: Married with children 26 % of voters Trump +23 36595-
All others 74% Trump +7 445131
Does anyone in your household belong to a labor union? Yes 23 % of voters Trump +13 415431
No 77% Trump +10 425241
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election? In the last few days 10 % of voters Trump +3 424564
In the last week 5% Not enough data ----
In October 10% Trump +35 296451
In September 10% Not enough data ----
Before that 65% Trump +3 475021
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election? In the last week 15 % of voters Trump +6 414773
Before that 84% Trump +7 455221
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election? In the last month 25 % of voters Trump +17 375462
Before that 75% Trump +3 475021
Which best describes your vote for president today? I strongly favor my candidate 46 % of voters Trump +14 415520
I like my candidate but with reservations 28% Trump +21 385911
I dislike the other candidates 23% Trump +1 434474
Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? Foreign policy 11 % of voters Clinton +18 543636
Immigration 12% Trump +56 21771-
The economy 53% Clinton +3 494641
Terrorism 20% Trump +32 326430
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? Cares about people like me 14 % of voters Clinton +22 573524
Can bring needed change 46% Trump +74 108441
Has the right experience 20% Clinton +86 92610
Has good judgment 17% Clinton +27 603340
Should most illegal immigrants working in the United States be: Offered a chance to apply for legal status 58 % of voters Clinton +28 613341
Deported to the country they came from 36% Trump +65 168120
Do you think immigrants to the U.S. today do more to: Help the country 47 % of voters Clinton +38 662841
Hurt the country 43% Trump +56 21771-
Overall, would you say trade with other countries: Creates more U.S. jobs 32 % of voters Clinton +14 544051
Takes away U.S. jobs 48% Trump +41 286921
Has no effect on U.S. jobs 13% Clinton +37 652860
In general, how do you think things work in the U.S. today? Whites are favored over minorities 31 % of voters Clinton +60 761651
Minorities are favored over whites 27% Trump +67 16831-
No group is favored 36% Trump +23 376020
Do you think the 2010 federal health care law, also known as Obamacare: Did not go far enough 23 % of voters Clinton +53 721943
Was about right 19% Clinton +76 87112-
Went too far 53% Trump +71 118251
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic 4 % of voters Not enough data ----
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 23% Clinton +51 732231
Dissatisfied, but not angry 47% Trump +20 365641
Angry 25% Trump +70 138321
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic or satisfied 27 % of voters Clinton +52 742231
Dissatisfied or angry 72% Trump +38 286631
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president? Strongly approve 29 % of voters Clinton +89 9451-
Somewhat approve 21% Clinton +37 642753
Somewhat disapprove 11% Trump +55 19746-
Strongly disapprove 37% Trump +90 39331
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president? Approve 50 % of voters Clinton +68 821431
Disapprove 48% Trump +82 68831
Should the next president: Continue Barack Obama's policies 25 % of voters Clinton +89 93421
Change to more conservative policies 53% Trump +66 158131
Change to more liberal policies 16% Clinton +20 573733
Is your opinion of Hillary Clinton: Favorable 40 % of voters Clinton +96 98200
Unfavorable 59% Trump +76 88452
Is your opinion of Donald Trump: Favorable 41 % of voters Trump +93 39610
Unfavorable 57% Clinton +56 741852
Do you have a favorable opinion of ... Both 2 % of voters Not enough data ----
Only Clinton 38% Clinton +98 991--
Only Trump 40% Trump +97 1980-
Neither 19% Trump +30 2353145
Is your opinion of John Kasich: Favorable 50 % of voters Clinton +4 494531
Unfavorable 40% Trump +25 356031
Do you think Hillary Clinton is honest and trustworthy? Yes 29 % of voters Clinton +94 973--
No 69% Trump +59 177642
Do you think Donald Trump is honest and trustworthy? Yes 41 % of voters Trump +92 4960-
No 56% Clinton +44 672352
Do you think the presidential candidates are honest and trustworthy? Both 2 % of voters Not enough data ----
Only Clinton 27% Clinton +98 991--
Only Trump 39% Trump +98 1990-
Neither 29% Trump +6 3844104
Do you think Hillary Clinton is qualified to serve as president? Yes 46 % of voters Clinton +77 871021
No 53% Trump +83 48851
Do you think Donald Trump is qualified to serve as president? Yes 42 % of voters Trump +91 49510
No 57% Clinton +54 731952
Do you think the presidential candidates are qualified to serve as president? Both 6 % of voters Not enough data ----
Only Clinton 40% Clinton +94 96211
Only Trump 36% Trump +98 199--
Neither 16% Trump +47 1264175
Do you think Hillary Clinton has the temperament to serve effectively as president? Yes 46 % of voters Clinton +70 831321
No 52% Trump +86 39042
Do you think Donald Trump has the temperament to serve effectively as president? Yes 43 % of voters Trump +91 4950-
No 55% Clinton +49 702152
Do you think the presidential candidates have the temperament to serve effectively as president? Both 6 % of voters Not enough data ----
Only Clinton 41% Clinton +86 91521
Only Trump 37% Trump +98 1990-
Neither 15% Trump +53 967146
Does Hillary Clinton's use of private email while secretary of state bother you: A lot 50 % of voters Trump +85 59040
Some 17% Clinton +33 653221
Not much 14% Clinton +85 905-2
Not at all 19% Clinton +84 90632
Does Donald Trump's treatment of women bother you: A lot 44 % of voters Clinton +72 831132
Some 21% Trump +57 197650
Not much 14% Trump +85 48931
Not at all 19% Trump +86 793-0
Who would better handle the economy? Hillary Clinton 41 % of voters Clinton +93 96130
Donald Trump 53% Trump +91 39411
Who would better handle foreign policy? Hillary Clinton 49 % of voters Clinton +80 87741
Donald Trump 45% Trump +99 0990-
Do you think the condition of the nation's economy is: Excellent 3 % of voters Not enough data ----
Good 32% Clinton +49 702142
Not so good 41% Trump +34 306431
Poor 24% Trump +65 168121
Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation: Better today 31 % of voters Clinton +32 633132
Worse today 27% Trump +68 148230
About the same 41% Clinton +3 50473-
Compared to four years ago, is the job situation in your area: Better today 34 % of voters Clinton +63 781551
Worse today 29% Trump +78 108820
About the same 36% Trump +29 326141
Do you expect life for the next generation of Americans to be: Better than life today 35 % of voters Clinton +2 494721
Worse than life today 27% Trump +42 266850
About the same 33% Clinton +12 544231
Did anyone talk to you or call you personally on behalf of either major presidential campaign about coming out to vote? Yes, for Hillary Clinton 16 % of voters Clinton +75 87121-
Yes, for Donald Trump 12% Not enough data ----
Yes, for both candidates 12% Not enough data ----
No, not contacted by either 57% Trump +17 395641
Did anyone talk to you or call you personally on behalf of either major presidential campaign about coming out to vote? Contacted by Hillary Clinton 28 % of voters Clinton +34 66321-
Not contacted by Hillary Clinton 69% Trump +26 356141
Did anyone talk to you or call you personally on behalf of either major presidential campaign about coming out to vote? Contacted by Donald Trump 24 % of voters Trump +44 267030
Not contacted by Donald Trump 73% Clinton +3 494631
In today's election for U.S. Senate, did you just vote for: Ted Strickland 37 % of voters Clinton +82 89721
Rob Portman 58% Trump +70 138330
Population City over 50,000 31 % of voters Clinton +20 583831
Suburbs 59% Trump +20 375731
Small city and Rural 9% Trump +42 276940
Geo Stratum Code Cleveland Area 15 % of voters Clinton +21 583722
North 25% Trump +10 425231
Ohio Valley+West 21% Trump +41 276831
Columbus Area 19% Clinton +3 494630
Cinc/Dayton Area 20% Trump +9 435231

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