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A reconciliation of sources & brief analysis for Nov 8 results

Blue Wall States of Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin helped to win the election for Trump on November 8, 2016.

A reconciliation of information sources and brief scenario pertaining to the November 8th results are below.

Julius (JD)

Michigan Voting Scenario as a Blue-Wall-State:

As the nation absorbs one of the most stunning upset in U.S. presidential history, here's some of the highlights of the Michigan results.

0.3 percent: That was Donald Trump's margin of victory in Michigan, per tentative results posted on the Michigan Secretary of State website. The website showed Trump with 2,277,914 votes, or 47.6 percent of the total, and Hillary Clinton with 2,264,807, or 47.33 percent.

65 percent: Registered voters who cast a ballot. That compares to 64 percent in 2012. A total of 4.9 million voters participated in the election, compared to 4.8 million four years ago.

87,810: Number of voters this election who cast a ballot but did not cast a vote for president. That compares to 49,840 under-votes for president in 2012.

5 percent: Proportion of voters who opted for a third-party candidate in this election, compared to 1 percent in 2012.

56: Percentage of the vote that Clinton won in metro Detroit -- i.e., Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. That compares to 69 percent for President Barack Obama in metro Detroit in 2012. Trump got 40 percent of the 2016 vote. The three counties accounted for 39 percent of total ballots cast in this election.

52: Percentage of the vote that Trump won in outstate Michigan compared to 42 percent for Clinton. Trump's large margin of victories in rural counties were somewhat offset by Clinton's wins in urban counties such as Genesee and Washtenaw.

48: Number of counties where Trump got at least 60 percent of the vote. His biggest margin of victory was in Missaukee County, where he got 74 percent of the ballots.

60: Counties where Clinton got less than 40 percent of the vote. That compares to 10 counties in 2012 where Obama got less than 40 percent.

74: Number of Michigan's 83 counties won by Trump. The nine counties that went for Clinton: Wayne, Oakland, Genesee, Washtenaw, Ingham, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Marquette and Isabella. Clinton's greatest margin of victory was in Washtenaw, where she won 68 percent of the vote.

11: Number of counties that voted for Obama in 2012 and Trump in 2016. They are Macomb, Saginaw, Bay, Monroe, Shiawassee, Calhoun, Eaton, Van Buren, Lake, Manistee and Gogebic.

60: Number of counties with more ballots cast in 2016 compared to 2012.

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