#ElectionNight: No Republican Has Ever Become President Without Winning Ohio. Now, Trump Just Won it.


Donald Trump has won the key state of Ohio, keeping his presidential ambitions very much alive.

No Republican has ever won a presidential election without first winning Ohio.


Trump victory in Ohio Tuesday evening, the Republican was leading Hillary Clinton by nearly 500,000 votes with 78 percent of the votes tallied.

Trump also led Clinton 167 to 109 in the electoral vote count as of 10:30 p.m. EST.


The Republican nominee performed much better than any of the polls predicted and early results carved out several paths to victory.

Three states in particular could potentially put Trump in the White House.