|The New York Times, 9 November 2016|
Thursday, 10 November 2016
On 8 November 2016 Donald J. Trump became president-elect of the United States of America by being first past the post in achieving over the required 270 Electoral College votes – achieving 279 to Clinton’s 228 votes.
In the popular vote by registered American voters Clinton gained 207,039 more votes than Trump.
Trump will be sworn in as President of the United States on 20 January 2017, a fixed date required by law.