Donald J Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States of America Wednesday defeating pollster predictions and upsetting the Hillary Clinton campaign, which was expected to have an edge. The election to the world’s most powerful office was followed diligently by most newspapers across the globe. While many criticised Trump’s election to the presidency, others backed it up by solid data that spoke volumes about the rise of the white voter. Trump was able to go past the electoral college half-way mark quite easily by seizing majorities in key swing states like Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Ohio.
Here are some of the front pages:
The front page of The New York Times, Nov. 9, 2016.
— The New York Times (@nytimes) November 9, 2016
Trump triumphs: Here is the front page of Wednesday’s Washington Post pic.twitter.com/xKbpEzPNXK
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) November 9, 2016
The front page of The Wall Street Journal pic.twitter.com/vFpldfwwqu
— Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) November 9, 2016
Wednesday morning’s front page: pic.twitter.com/pAbnSzwL3G
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) November 9, 2016
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) November 9, 2016
— O POVO Online (@opovoonline) November 9, 2016
— nzherald (@nzherald) November 8, 2016
Guardian front page, Thursday 10 November 2016: Trump wins. Now the world waits pic.twitter.com/MXqJQ9Aw4r
— Guardian news (@guardiannews) November 9, 2016
Trump will be meeting President Barack Obama later Thursday at the White House.