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there is one more question for you to consider do you want america to be rule by the corrupt political class or do you want america to be ruled is, the people. >> love trumps hate. let's get out and vote, philadelphia, tomorrow. let's make history together. thank you and god bless you. hillary clinton and donald trump make their final arguments. now it's time for voters to decide at the polls. >> it is election day, 2015, a special edition of "early today" starts right now.
day. good morning, everyone. >> election day is upon us. it has been 18 months in the making. this morning, more americans head to the polls to pick our 45th president hours after trump and clinton begin in michigan and north carolina. it has been 105 days since trump announced his candidacy for president. and 575 clinton released her official campaign video, announcing her second run for the white house and moments ago, watch here, hillary clinton returned home after a grueling final 24 hours of complain campaigning before she goes to cast her ballot early this morning. it began last night, trump taking to michigan, as clinton amassed her largest event yet, look at this, over 20,000 people
with former president obama and michelle obama and hillary clinton and spring steen. >> today is our independence independence day. when you step into that voting booths today there is one core question for you to consider. do you want america to be or do you want america to be ruled by you, the people? >> tomorrow, you can vote for a hopeful, a close up america. i really believe it's the most important election of our lifetimes, because we've never had a clearer choice. never, it is a choice between
loose cannon. >> it was an all out sprint for the candidates, barn storming through the battleground states of michigan, new hampshire, florida and north carolina. this morning, we have the first results af the first vote in dictionville notch, new hampshire, they continue their voting tradition. clinton got four, followed by two for trump, one for gary mitt romney. since 1916, that count has accurately predicted seven of the last 14 presidential elections. our final maps has has clinton leading to trump's 170. there are 94 votes in the tossup category, of course.
it's been a long campaign. but tomorrow, you get a few i hope you will think ability. it's the kind of country we want for our children. >> president obama offered his full support for clinton. and the he was on the line for clinton. >> so whatever credibility i got after eight years as your president, i am asking you to trust me on this one. >> and trump's running mate mike pence and campaign surrogate along with trump's daughter tiffany and sons donald jr., an eric were hitting the trail one more time.
campaign trail 105 day in that time, he has up ended every political norm. later today, he find out if it all works. donald trump is trying to close the deal, hop scotching across the country to give it final pitch to the american public. >> there is it, this is it! good luck. get out there, i did my thing. i worked. >> reporter: sarasota almost giddy. >> is there any police more fun to be than a trump rally, huh?
the race tightening so dramatic amy, even his season aides were surprised. only hours left and trump still hasn't released his taxes, hasn't quashed perceived conflicts of interests and himself and his country should he win and hasn't been cleared of fraud charges against his university. nbc news learned from from senior campaign source, trump won't talk transition because he doesn't position. he is talking about newt gingrich as secretary of state, rudy guiliani as attorney general. reince priebus as chief of staff. officially trump denied these names are under consideration. one thing is certain, whatever does happen, politics will not be the same. >> there is every possibility that the trump faction of the republican party will persist and there will be a fight over the party over the next four years. >> reporter: in the final hours,
would do well among african-american voters and latinos by saying he would. later we will find out if it will work t. campaign says it will likely come down to michigan, a blue state they say they can turn red with donald trump's jobs messages, which they claim cuts across all demographics. >> all right, katy, thank you. for one day historic election, we are joined by sam you. we will talk about today. it's been nearly two years in the making. we we heard from katy tur. what are the top things you want to say? >> reporter: good morning, happy election di. i think michigan is one to watch. that's a state that the clinton campaign is counting on. they have been ahead, there hasn't been too much concern about i. the polls have been
clinton herself has gone there. i think the other states are florida, north carolina, pennsylvania, and even though today's election day. it's important to remember people have been voting for a while now. and in some of these key states, latino and hispanic turnout has been way up, which could be a huge boost to the clinton campaign? >> we see predictions from a squeaker of a race. more likely than not, we give clinton a win. what would you say the electoral map will look like at the end of the night? >> reporter: who knows? i think like you said, the predictions are still all favoring hillary clinton. it has been under 270, but what
unclear. i appreciate it. you will be watching. we will be watching, the country certainly will as well, thank you so much. >> let's look at bill karins for our election day weather. what damage like out there today? >> it should be a high turnout. weather will be warm across the country. we would see a chance of thunderstorms and heavy rain along the gulf coast. i know new orleans is getting drenched early today, showers this afternoon through the ohi valley, texas, itself, probably seeing one of the worst forecasts as far as thundershowers should go. scattered showers and storms through the afternoon, right even through the evening hours. we won't see shower activity up in the ohio valley like michigan and down in the areas toward detroit. it's still very warm and mild across the country, including our friends there in michigan. that's a look at your election day, the big weather story of the day.
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it's not insignificant. >> the skwoep of readiness is unprecedented, including six cyber kwernt centers around operation centers, including here in new york new york plashsd an counterunder surveillance teams are at work. 500 officers on detame. it's the first time since 1944 b from the same place. it, too, was new york t. candidates radios seth and dewey t. cyber jeanie is out of the bottle this year and won't ever be put back in cynthia mcfadden, nbc news, new york. >> the threat of a cyber attack is compounding all the people's concerns out there. first ahead, voter turnout is
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4:27. good morning, everybody, welcome to our special coverage of decision 2016 election day. >> i'm eun yang. let's start off with our forecast. chilly start, chuck. >> yes, indeed. chilly to down right cold. skies remain clear overnight. that allowed temperatures to really fall. another frosty to freezing cold start here this morning. you'll need your extra layer for going outside here the next le increasing clouds but no chance for rain until midnight tonight. cloudy and cool, your election day forecast, temperatures in the 30s between now and 7:00 this morning. if you can wait and go vote, about lunch time until early afternoon. temperatures mid to upper 60s. plenty of sunshine around. clouds increasing after the sun goes down today. more about timing out the rain drops for tomorrow coming up in a few more minutes.
decision day is finally here after more than a year campaigning, the first polls open in 90 minutes. no matter who you support, r by tonight we'll have a new president-elect and new direction for our country. >> at one point we had 23 candidates running for president. today americans will make the choice between these two people. we have you covered with everything you need to know on the air, on our app and social media. candidates spent their last day
battleground states. >> the closing message can be just as important as the opening message. let's go now to angie goff she is at the decision desk with the latest as we go into election day. >> eun and aaron, hillary clinton ended her more than 500 days on the campaign trail pulling out all the stops. in philadelphia, 20,000 people appear tended this rally at independence hall. the president, first former president bill clinton and chelsea clinton spoke on her behalf. this is in north carolina, that is where she spoke about coming together. >> it is a choice between division or unity. between strong, steady leadership or a loose cannon who could risk everything. >> republican nominee donald trump hit five battleground
he is hoping to turn red today. he asked supporters what kind of country they wanted this morning. >> we will make america strong again. we will make america safe again and we will make america great again. >> well, this morning, donald trump will vote in new york city. this is near his home in manhattan. elementary school in her hometown of chappaqua. back to you. >> thank you. heading into election day, hillary clinton is ahead in our final nbc news survey monkey survey poll. >> she leads donald trump 47-41 in a four way race. clinton has been leading in the polls by at least four points since september. >> tonight, both candidates will be in new york as america finds out who will become our next president. >> and news4 is bringing you team coverage from both events.