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OKLAHOMA CITY- Welcome to our Live Blog for Election Night 2016.

We will be following the Race for the White House along with all of the Oklahoma statewide and county races, including those critical State Questions.

 

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The Polls Close at 7:00 p.m. Be sure to get out and Vote! While you are there, send us a picture of you with your ‘I Voted’ Sticker! 

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Once those polls do close, you can watch KFOR live coverage with Kevin Ogle, Kirk Humphreys and Mike Turpin throughout the evening. We know you’ll have your mobile device with you and he’s a link to all the statewide Oklahoma race results HQ! http://kfor.com/oklahoma-decides-2016-election-results/ 

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We LOVE your voting pictures!! Keep them coming! 

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In the Race for the White House CNN Projects Donald Trump wins Indiana. 

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CNN projects Hillary Clinton wins Vermont 

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CNN Projects Donald Trump Wins Kentucky

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AP: Donald Trump wins West Virginia 

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AP: The North Carolina Board of Elections has agreed to extend voting in eight precincts in Durham County, where Democrats have a 4-to-1 registration advantage over Republicans. 


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Polls are now officially closed in Oklahoma.

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NBC is predicting that Trump wins Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama.

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CNN: Hillary Clinton will win Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island and the District of Columbia.

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AP declares James Lankford the winner of the U.S. Senate race. 

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AP: Oklahoma Republican Sen. James Lankford has won a full-six year term in the Senate. 

Lankford is a former congressman who was elected to serve the last two years of former Sen. Tom Coburn’s term. Lankford won the seat with nearly 68 percent of the vote after Coburn retired in 2014 before his term was up.

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CNN now projecting that Donald Trump will win Mississippi, Oklahoma and Tennessee.

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AP says Donald Trump has won South Carolina.

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We’re getting our first look at early return voting in local races. 

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State Question 776, which deals with the death penalty, has 68% for the proposal.

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State Question 777, also known as the Right to Farm, has 58% against the proposal.

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State Question 779, the one percent sales tax for education, is failing 55% to 44%.

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State Question 780 and 781 are both leading by double digit percentages. 

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State Question 790, which has to do with public money for religious purposes, is failing 56% to 43%.

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State Question 792, which deals with Oklahoma’s liquor laws, is currently passing 65% to 35%.

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CNN is now predicting that Donald Trump will take Alabama and South Carolina.

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NBC predicts that Donald Trump will win Arkansas.

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Precincts across Oklahoma are still reporting, but you can get updated statistics on local races here: kfor.com/results

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NBC reports that the House of Representatives will be controlled by Republicans.

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Right now, State Question 792, 781,780 and 776 are all leading with 103 of 1,956 precincts reporting. 

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On the other hand, State Question 777, 779 and 790 are failing with 103 of 1,956 precincts reporting.

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Incumbents Sen. James Lankford, Rep. Markwayne Mullin, Rep. Frank Lucas, Rep. Tom Cole and Rep. Steve Russell are all leading in their races.

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NBC projects that Louisiana, Nebraska, Kansas, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming will go to Donald Trump.

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NBC and CNN are projecting that Hillary Clinton wins New York.

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NBC projects that Donald Trump will win Texas.

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With 11% of the precincts reporting, Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel has a slim lead over Mike Christian in the sheriff’s race.

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CNN projects that Trump will win Texas and Arkansas.

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AP: Projects U.S. Rep. Steve Russell the winner 

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With 700 precincts reporting, State Question 776, 780, 781 and 792 are all passing at this point in time.

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With 700 precincts reporting, State Question 777, 779 and 790 are failing at this point.

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AP: Hillary Clinton will likely take Connecticut.

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AP: Donald Trump wins Louisiana 

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CNN projects that Trump will win Montana.

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State question that protects the death penalty in Oklahoma passes overwhelmingly: http://via.kfor.com/pkGR9

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Oklahoma voters strike down ‘penny sales tax’ for education: http://via.kfor.com/usLQ3

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Oklahomans vote against ‘Right to Farm’ : http://via.kfor.com/L7uSd

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NBC predicts that Hillary Clinton will win New Mexico.

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NBC predicts that Donald Trump will win Missouri.

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NBC is predicting that Ohio will go to Trump.

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Oklahomans vote against ‘Ten Commandments’ state question: http://via.kfor.com/FQMpt

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Oklahoma voters pass criminal justice reform state questions: http://via.kfor.com/LXuGp

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Oklahoma voters overwhelmingly pass measure to modernize liquor laws: http://via.kfor.com/5wQqV

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NBC projects that Clinton wins Colorado.

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CNN: Hillary Clinton projected to win Virginia

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AP: Clinton will win Colorado.

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Whetsel is currently leading Christian by 9,000 votes for Oklahoma County sheriff. 

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AP: Donald Trump expected to win Florida.

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CNN: Clinton expected to win California and Hawaii. Trump expected to win Idaho.

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NBC: Clinton expected to win Washington and Oregon.

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NBC: Trump expected to claim North Carolina.

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AP: Clinton to win Oregon.

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John Whetsel is currently leading Mike Christian by about 9,000 votes with 10 precincts left for the Oklahoma County sheriff race.

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NBC: Trump expected to win Iowa.

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AP predicts that Trump will win Georgia.

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NBC predicts that Trump will win Utah.

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NBC: Trump is just 26 electoral college votes away from clinching the presidency.

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AP: Clinton expected to win Nevada.

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CNN predicts Trump will win Alaska and Utah.

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John Whetsel has been re-elected as the Oklahoma County Sheriff. Whetsel wins by almost 10,000 votes. 

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NBC predicts that Hillary Clinton wins Maine. She received 3 votes and Donald Trump received 1.

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Clinton Campaign Chairman says Clinton will not be commenting on the race tonight. 

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AP: CNN Projects Donald Trump will win Wisconsin, putting him within striking distance of the White House. 

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NBC News reports that Hillary Clinton has called Donald Trump to concede the election. Trump will be named the president elect. 

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Donald Trump says we owe Hillary Clinton a “debt of gratitude” for her service to the nation. He says it’s time for our nation to unify.

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Donald Trump scooped up Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Arizona to clinch the presidency. 

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Hillary Clinton expected to address supporters after stunning defeat on Wednesday morning

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House Speaker Paul Ryan is address Donald Trump’s victory. 

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Ryan says it is time to heal and unify 

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Clinton expected to make a statement soon 

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Clinton says she hopes Trump is the President for all Americans.