- Title: Crowd cheers hometown candidate Clinton as she casts her vote
- Date: 8th November 2016
- Summary: CHAPPAQUA, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (NOVEMBER 8, 2016) (REUTERS) DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE, HILLARY CLINTON, GETTING OUT OF SUV, WAVING, AND ENTERING POLLING LOCATION VARIOUS OF HILLARY CLINTON AND HER HUSBAND, BILL CLINTON, WALKING OUT OF POLLING STATION VARIOUS OF HILLARY AND BILL CLINTON GREETING SUPPORTERS OUTSIDE POLLING STATION (SOUNDBITE) (English) CLINTON SUPPORTER, DEBORAH SACHARE, SAYING: "Growing up as a little girl in a suburb of New York, I never thought I could be president. And then really through my lifetime watching this happen, it's becoming very real." HILLARY AND BILL CLINTON GREETING PEOPLE (SOUNDBITE) (English) CLINTON SUPPORTER, SHERYL MANASSE, SAYING: "I am pro-choice. I have always been pro-choice. I always will be pro-choice. I believe in our right to choose. You can disagree or agree, but it belongs to us, and of course where she stands as far as responsible gun laws. So for all of those reasons, plus she's a neighbor. And by the way, she's a terrific neighbor and so is Bill." HILLARY AND BILL CLINTON GREETING PEOPLE (SOUNDBITE) (English) CLINTON SUPPORTER, MIRIAM SEGAL, SAYING: "It was a great, sharing experience. I was born in Israel, and basically I'm a refugee - a long time ago. So to experience the sharing with my granddaughter somewhere where she belongs, because I was stateless for 18 years. So the knowledge that she belongs all together is great." HILLARY AND BILL CLINTON WALKING VARIOUS OF CLINTON'S MOTORCADE
- Embargoed: 23rd November 2016 15:59
- Keywords: Hillary voting president polling election
- Location: CHAPPAQUA, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
- City: CHAPPAQUA, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
- Country: USA
- Topics: Government/Politics,Elections/Voting
- Reuters ID: LVA00157L4SW7
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton was greeted and cheered by supporters after she voted near her New York home early on Tuesday (November 8).
Accompanied by her husband Bill Clinton, Hillary voted at approximately 8:05 EDT (1305 GMT) at a polling station located at the Grafflin School in Chappaqua, New York.
After casting her vote, the former secretary of state and her husband, former President Bill Clinton shook hands and greeted supporters.
Outside the school, Clinton supporter Deborah Sachare said, "Growing up as a little girl in a suburb of New York, I never thought I could be president. And then really through my lifetime watching this happen, it's becoming very real."
In a battle centered largely on the character of the candidates, Clinton, 69, a former secretary of state and first lady, and Donald Trump, 70, a New York businessman, made their final, fervent appeals to supporters late on Monday to turn out the vote.
A Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation poll gave Clinton a 90 percent chance of defeating Trump and said she was on track to win 303 electoral college votes out of 270 needed, to Trump's 235.
Trump, who planned to vote later in the morning in Manhattan, began Election Day with a ritual call to the "Fox & Friends" morning news show.
Each then hoped to hold an evening victory rally about a mile in New York City.
The final week of campaigning was a grinding series of get-out-the-vote rallies across battleground states where the election is likely to be decided.
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