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making purchase we've been waiting for this. we do one thing for sure. the next president of the united states will be in new york. as you mentioned both campaigns will be here in the big apple tonights literally boston red sox away from one another. i'm at west 47th street and broadway and a few blocks north of me, donald trump's campaign headquarters. so the south hillary clinton's campaign headquarters, the day getting started very early with both candidates voting in this race for president. decision 2016, we know donald trump made his way to a voting booth in manhattan's lower east side. his wife and daughter ivanka a fixture on the campaign trail with both with him. before he voted he took sometime and bought treats from some kids who were inside. gave them high fives. after he voted he tweeted videos telling people urging them to vote then after that he has been keeping a low
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so now the wait is on. talk about hillary clinton. she voted early this morning. at her home in chappaqua, new york, she was' joined by her husband and she talked about what a humbling experience it is to see her name on the ballot after all these months of long campaigning. she headed home after that and campaigned insider say from there she has been working on her campaign speech for tonight. she is hoping to deliver a victory speech. clinton campaign choose a very symbolic sight for what they hope will be their victory party that. is at the javitz center. to my south about a dozen blocks from here, byron barnett is there and this is a glass building. she is hoping to break the literal and figurative glass ceiling there tonight. >> reporter: she did. she picked the rise place to do it. the javitz center here in
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clinton after such a volatile campaign after voting this morning. we're told she spent the rest of the afternoon at home practicing her speech and also making phone calls and tweeting out urging people to get out and vote. final preparations at clinton election night headquarters where hillary clinton hopes to make history by addressing the nation as the country's first female feeling, dan because i know how much responsibility goes with this and so many people are counting on the outcome of this election. what it means for our country, and i'll do the very best i can if i'm fortunate enough to win. >> reporter: clinton avoiding any appearance of overconfidence when she voted with president bill clinton near their home in
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dismissed -- >> we control what we control. he has to decide does he, you know, follow the tradition of 240 years in the country or does he throw roll one more grenade into the middle of the politics. >> reporter: clinton has spoken of breaking through the highest and hardest glass ceiling. tonight she will be under a real one when she speaks standing on a stage shaped like the u.s at the javitz center is probably that we'll look up at and think about when the results finally come in. >> reporter: now podesta says that new hampshire is one of the states they're going to watch closely tonight. one of the results start coming in on the east coast. he says that the clinton campaign has talked to virtually every person in new hampshire that even thought about voting for hillary clinton. he says he is confident of a
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that is the story live from the clinton election headquarters in new york. i'm byron barnett, 7 news. >> reporter: thank you. hillary clinton's campaign message throughout this election cycle has been stronger together. we're going to take a live look inside clinton's campaign headquarters where byron barnett was at the javitz center. we understand that this has posted a huge security challenge really for authorities here in the new yorka. several streets around both sides there. we also want to toggle over to trump's campaign headquarters right now. that is at the mid town hilton. we should be taking a live view from inside there. of course the trump team is hoping for a big win tonight hoping to clip at least one blue state to 9 red column and their campaign has been months in the making. they're hoping that the confetti will fly flate on
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we do know dan hausle has been watching the trump campaign and earlier he had this report. >> reporter: even as guests arrived here for the trump post-election celebration the trump team learns that it lost a legal challenge. it had gone to work in nevada to challenge early voters last week. those answering the challenge said they were in line in time to vote and so were allowed to vote the results of the election after going to the polls themselves today. donald trump buying treats from kids right before voting at a new york city school. trump was there with wife melania, daughter ivanka and her husband. trump refused to make a blanket statement to report that's he would accept election results saying only
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as trump criscrossed the country yesterday he said tom brady told him over the phone that he voted for him. here is tom posing with poll workers in brookline when he dropped off his ballot. >> he called today and he said, donald, i support you, you are my friend. and i voted for you. >> reporter: that prompted someone on twitter to ask brady's wife gisele if she and tom were supporting trump? gisele responded with an emphatic no. but the pats q.b.is not the only one supporting the republican. trump also read from a letter coach belichick -- >> so he writes, coach bellichick, congratulations on a tremendous campaign. i've always had tremendous respect for you but the toughness and perseverance you've displayed over the past year is remarkable. hopefully, tomorrow's election results will give the opportunity to make america great again. >> reporter: trump himself is half a dozen blocks away
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family and closest aides. sometime after that he will come here to join his supporters. we're in new york city, dan hausle, 7 news. >> reporter: being here in new york's times square we're 200 miles from through in boston, more than that. we have to look at new hampshire. it's a crucial swing state with just four electoral votes. home to the first in the nation primary and also a first tradition as well on this election day. three small towns in the granite state. so under new hampshire state law communities with fewer than 100 residents can open polls at midnight and close them. the results were taled in about ten minutes. here is the final one. dixville notch clinton won
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so when you add up all the voting totals trump came out ahead 32-25. so very much a small sample as we take a look at the larger country as a whole. we'll be here for you live. the political center really of country for this election night. we'll let you know what happened. that is the latest live. back to you in the studio in boston, guys. >> adam: thank you. we'll continue to check throughout the evening. >> kim: now continuing our voice your choice coverage. the eyes of the nation focusing on a dozen battleground states tonight. many of those states are a must win for the candidates. >> adam: let's get to ryan schulteis here with more on that tonight. >> reporter: we're going to track the swing states and the results all evening long. this map right here will be filled as the votes are counted. here are key states to keep an eye out for.
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casting his ballot in richmond. he currently serves as usa senate for virginia. we'll see whether his position could sway voters there. another battleground state is georgia. 16 electoral votes up for grabs there. florida makes the list as a state to watch tonight. early voting ended yesterday. 6.4 million people have already voted more than half of all the voters in the state. it's also a bigger turnout than in the entire 2004 election. we'll track the results all night long as the votes come in. i'm ryan schulteis, 7 news. >> kim: another major battleground statement we're talking about new hampshire which is an important piece of the election. both candidates spent a lot of the last 24 hours in the granite state. >> adam: andy hiller is more with dr. josh to explain why it's so important. >> reporter: when it comes
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hampshire is best known for its primary which puts candidates on the road to the white house or knocks them off. however today, this election day, new hampshire is the key state again and it's very possible that as new hampshire goes, so will go the nation. which is not always true. our pollster dr. joshua dick is here. can you tell us why tiny new hampshire is getting ready to play a very big role? >> nationally we're looked at a clinton but in new hampshire we expect it might be closer because the demographics of the party bases are changing auch to me about -- talk to me. >> for hillary clinton this means she has to have a big gender gap. her lead among women needs to outpace trump's lead among men. she has to get the young voters on campuses to get out the vote. >> college kids can all vote
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want to for her? >> you can register wherever you live. if you live on campus and new hampshire is a same-day voter registration so you can still register. >> if there were' giant late student enthusiasm would be tough to measure because they could have registered today. >> absolutely. >> what about for donald trump, demograph snicks. >> for donald trump, this election hinges on the sort of white working class vote. that white no college vote. in new hampshire that is a represents 56% of the expected voting population today. >> some of the people i imagine are not poor which is the suggestion of noncollege degrees. >> reporter: requirement but actually we -- right, we see well educated -- the small business owners. >> it's the ed case, not the finances. >> it's the ed case, not finances. the new deal coalition is done. >> let's talk at the senate race because it's such a
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we see democrats supports hassan, we see republicans supporting ayotte. >> any wild cards? >> the only wild card i'm looking at is brian shebo. he is the libertarian candidate and in our poll, he is taking 6% of trump's voters, potentially these people who are angry that kelly ayotte didn't endorse trump. >> so amazing how it goes. all in a circle. tonight you are going to want new hampshire and where else should you watch in i'm glad you asked because dr. josh is going to tell you not only where to wash -- watch but when to particularly watch when we come back. >> adam: thank you, we want to show you a look at voters in north carolina. another one of the states experts are keeping a close eye on. coming up at 6:00, andy and dr. josh will be back with some important poll closing times and what they mean for
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highly contested senate race in new hampshire that andy and dr. josh were just talking about. democrat maggie hassan trying to beat kelly ayotte in the granite state. if that were to happen it would have big implications in the balance of power, tim caputo has more from the hassan campaign. >> reporter: you see the stage is still being set for hassan and her supporters hope is a victory p couple more hours so hassan is still out and about trying to convince the last-second undecided voters. maggie hassan fighting to the last vote is in. she is in a tight race for senate as hoping her successes as new hampshire's governor will push her over the top. >> we have a 2. 9% unemployment rate. the lowest in the country and she is named as the most business friendly state in country. that is the future we can build in washington.
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right people there. >> reporter: at the democrat's new hampshire headquarters they've been overwhelmed with volunteers hoping to turn the granite state blue. >> we've had hundreds more people than we expected. everyone has been excited to do anything we ask them. drive people to the polls. drive 50 meals away to go canvassing. making phone calms. >> reporter: new hampshire senator jean shaheen is backing hassan hoping the possible record turnout is a good thing. >> i've been campaigning all over new hampshire for elected but the important thing here again is for people to get out and vote. i hope they're going to vote democratic for hillary and maggie up and down the ticket. >> reporter: if hassan were to pull this off, it's a close race, this would be somewhat historic here in new hampshire. first time in nearly 40 years they would have had two democratic senators at the same time.
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manchester, new hampshire, tim caputo, 7 news. >> adam: kelly ayotte is making news over who she cast her vote for. jonathan hall is live with more from ayotte's headquarters. >> reporter: senator ayotte was elected in 2010. she wants six more years. senator ayotte abandoned her support for donald trump. questions have persisted about that and they popped up again today as she voted senator kelly ayotte arriving at a polling place in nashua. it was a family affair. >> my favorite uncle. [laughter.] >> reporter: ayotte and the daughter kate emerged from the polling booth having checked ayotte but not the man at the head of the ticket. ayotte admitted she voted for micropence instead. he renounced her support for
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talking about him grabbing women. she didn't want to talk about that today. >> to be the strong voice to get things down. >> reporter: she is a law and order candidate. >> there will be additional arrests forth coming. >> reporter: she was' new hampshire's first female attorney general and she has the support of law enforcement. she wants another six years in washington but is locked in a tight race with governor maggie hassan. >> i love grassroots so it was fun meeting people shakin right. >> reporter: every vote counts in this race it's too close to call and the country is watching. the democrats have an 8-seat lead in the senate. if anything switches around at the republicans hold the lead. if the systems could get 4 or 5 that will switch the balance of power in washington. jonathan hall. >> adam: we'll tell you where there was stepped up
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justice say it was needed. >> kim: we've complete election coverage. byron barnett, christa del camp and dan hausle will be at trump and clinton headquarters for update throughout the night and then again tomorrow on "today in new england". we plan to bring you pollsters, our poll ter dr. josh is here and wel long. >> kim: as we continue here at 5:00, governor charlie baker saying why he left one question blank on his ballot. >> kim: massachusetts votes on legal identifying recreational marijuana. more on that next. >> adam: we continue to follow the residential race, this is a -- presidential race. >> kim: both candidates will be watching results
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember." he's going like "i don't remember!? >> adam: massachusetts governor charlie baker hitting the polls this election day. he cast his ballots in
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exception. >> reporter: he says it's a first, governor baker leaving part of his ballot blank. governor charlie baker casting his vote early tuesday morning in his home town of swamp scot. but notably denying to vote for donald trump or micro. >> i said i wasn't going to support donald trump for a number of reasons and i thought hillary clinton has nothing happened to change my mind on that. >> reporter: he didn't vote for trump during the primary. >> this is the first time i haven't voted for president and i'm disappointed about that. >> reporter: baker voted on all the ballot questions and urged people to head to the polls no matter how they feel. >> i've lots of friends who are voting for hillary clinton. i've lot of friends voting for dot and i respect their opinion and the most important thing is people need to exercise their right and make sure they vote up and down the ballot.
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vocal supporter of question 2 which will increase the number of charter schools in the state. he says he voted yes for that. jadiann thompson, 7 news. >> reporter: your forecast up next. putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. when i come home and dinner's not ready i go through the roof. grab 'em by the p****".
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pattern is mild into the upcoming weekend and beyond. 50s right now. fitchburg had a hive 71 this afternoon. boston upper 50s earlier. currently low to mid 50s at this time. mostly clear skies, here are clouds out to the wests. that is the next weather system out to toronto and buffalo, some showers from the clouds. that is tied to a cool front. now as the front gets closer to new england as it starts to fall apart so much so i don't think there is much in the way of rain. behind the coo detroit at 58. then green bay at 52. not much change in the air. clouds on the increase, not as cold as this morning, upper 30s to the middle 40s tomorrow mostly cloudy skies. a few peeks of sun in the morning with a few isolated showers and sprinkles tomorrow afternoon. again i think if you get a raindrop consider yourself unlucky because most of you will not see the sprinkle
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through. the cool air does not show up tomorrow. so temperatures tomorrow again above normal. here is your cooldown on thursday it's brief. near 50 on thursday. for friday, into the upper 50s to around 60. saturday is a cool day. mid 40s and near 60 for sunday. see you at 6:00. >> kim: our election coverage will continue right after this break. thanks for the ride around norfolk! and i just wanted to say, geico is proud to have
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honoring an american icon. >> announcer: 7 news 5:30 starts now. >> ryan: today is the day to voice your choice. both candidates casting their ballots earlier today. it has been an historic election, one we'll not forget. >> jadiann: let's get over to kim khazei with more. >> reporter: both candidates have cast their ballots. they did it in new york today. hillary clinton headed to the polls chappaqua in upstate new york just after 8:00 am and she was' joined by husband former president bill clinton and tim came also voted in his home state of virginia. after coasting her ballot this is what secretary clinton had to say. >> it is the most humbling feeling, dan, because, you know, i know how much responsibility goes with this, and so many people are counting on the outcome of this election.

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