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like hearing the sound of your own voice. (softly) like hearing the sound of your own voice. get more choices you love, now with all day breakfast. donald trump will become the next president of the united states. >> america will no longer settle for anything le country's destiny, dream big, bold, and daring. >> his path came through winning several tossup states. we will take a look at where he won on the battleground map and also how hillary clinton came up short in those key states. good morning and welcome to
get you out the door with a check on the weather. we do have a cold front on the way. notice what is happening across the northern gulf of mexico, a lot of rain there. locally we have extra clouds and maybe an extra sprinkle happening a longer just north of citrus county. the extra clouds keeping us warmer. 68mp 66 sarasota and around 64 plant city. during the afternoon, despite the extra clouds temperatures will stay right at the average of 79. we're starting off pretty good. your traffic looks pretty good on the bay area interstates. we're pretty much up to speed. we do have a couple of issues on our servers roads. us 19 of state road 52 we have
of an accident possibly tying up some lanes. we also have a crash at veterans expressway. the real one looks great. in your vote counts 2016, donald trump is the winner in the race for the white house. you will become the 45th president of the united states. specs --, the results came in after a long night of waiting. spoke to supporters and opponents saying is time to work together. >> i pledge to every citizen of our land that i will be president for all americans, and this is so important to me. working together we will begin the urgent task of rebuilding our nation and renewing the american dream. i have spent my entire life and business looking at the untapped potential in projects and and
is now what i want to do for our country. still this morning no, from hillary clinton. instead, overnight her campaign chairman spoke to supporters. john podesta saying there would be no more common until morning after all of the votes are counted, however not long after that we know hillary clinton called donald trump to concede the election. >> we are your vote 2016 station with team ra reactions to the race with news channel 8 reporters. we begin with meredith looking at how donald trump secure the 270 electoral votes required to win the presidency . >> reporter: he did it because he won the vast majority of the swing states. that will include our own florida. we gave him 29
pennsylvania gave him 20, north carolina also went for trump, ohio did as well, wisconsin and finally iowa. you needed to take those states to take the presidency and he did. we also want to point out donald trump has been a master of social media, good or bad, during the selection in overnight he changed his profile to say president-elect of the united states a big changes. it will be interesting to see what comes out of his feet over the next 4 years. overnight kelly ann conway did tweak things that were true, undercover trumbo, mike pence for vice president , hillary's floor and ceiling the same, rally crowds matter, and we expanded the map. nothing from the clinton campaign although yesterday evening she said this team has much to be proud of, whatever happens, thank you for
here in florida, a big race for the u.s. senate in for the 2nd term for us marco rubio. center rubio with 52 percent of the vote, patrick murphy finishing a points behind getting 44 percent of the vote . congressman murphy conceded to rubio. another big race involved charlie crist hoping to get back into the political office and he did. he defeated david jolly to win the 13th congressional district which covers most of pinellas county. paul was there for the victory
>> good morning, crist in his supporters have come and gone. he has served the state of florida for years not only as governor but also state attorney general even on the short list for potential vice president picks for senator john mccain in the election of 2008 . he was raised in st. petersburg, graduated from st. pete high and calls could pinellas county home. he called a tough and race saying david jolly was an opponent and not an enemy that he would fight for seniors and the social security, protect the environment and make sure kids get a good education. >> he wants to do right for everybody. >> a very humble. i'm grateful to all the people
congressman jolly leaves office after one full term but he promised he is not done fighting for the people he represents wes is what -- represents.>> will not stop until people of congress stop reading the system for there own political survival and instead start working for the american people. problems don't exist on only one side of the aisle they exist on both in the solutions don't exist on either side they exist right here in this room tonight. he did face an uphill battle in the race after his district was redrawn favoring the democrat. voters had to make an election -- selection on
amendment one. 51 percent of voted yes and 49 voted no. to pass the amendment required 60 percent. the measure was backed by utility companies. opponents said the amendment was anti-solar. >> as for member 2 to legalize medical marijuana in florida, the measure passed easily with 71 percent of the vote. now, let's turn it over to see what the weather looks like. >> we're still tracking cold front. it is up in georgia -- and sliding south. we have a few showers spreading across the area appeared during the day mostly cloudy skies but you will see sunshine, 71 degrees at 9 quickly getting up
3 pm before coming back down through the 70s this evening. more clouds in the slim rain chance, 10 percent with the front. near average highs after the front in the upper 70s this weekend in a few more showers next week. we check in now with traffic on the 8s as people start this wednesday commute. >> we will see later traffic starting to get congested the right now we're getting a few facebook comments and it is all about sarasota. it looks different out there. jim put on my facebook, i hear we have new traffic pattern on the devils diamond. is actually night the devils diamond it is the verging -- diverging diamond interchange. charles says they were paving the way the mission touches yesterday. keep in mind it looks a little bit different. our continuing coverage of
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we're hearing that george w. bush and former first lady laura bush did not vote for president. >> rush limbaugh had said the bush was going for hillary clinton pier spokesman said that is not true. he says the former president did vote for other republican candidates on the ballot but chose not to donald trump. the world was watching the selection including americans living in mexico. many attended this gala event. the canadian government immigration website crash last night and access still remain
americans opposed to donald trump has frequently -- has frequently joked about moving to canada . online searches about becoming a canadian citizen has also grown. love or hate the results there is no defined the selection was one of the most divisive in recent history. mary mcguire joins us live from tampa international airport. people are waking up early. mary you have been traveling -- speaking with many travelers of holiday feeling results? >> i have been speaking with people on both sides of the aisle, people that voted for donald trump and people that did not. the one common theme i have heard from all of them a shock. they did not expect this election result especially after the polls we have been seeing for the past weeks and months. i just got my hands on a copy of the tampa bay times for today and i think that this headline really says it best, florida lives in donald trump. we heard from both of the candidates how important florida was.
now that the votes have been tallied and the election results have come in, people at the tampa airport are now focusing on how this country can heal after this divisive election. >> i watch it all the way through and i was shocked. i think we have to unite. i think we have to stand united. >> we did speak with other travelers. you will hear from them coming up in the next half hour. election night turned ou to be a stunner. this morning democrats are really. team coverage continues. we're joined live from washington dc. what is the reaction in dc? >> the reaction is jaws on the floor. most people including those inside the rnc and even some inside of donald trump on
margin. he is at least 276 electoral votes and no one;. this really defied late polls because he really blew up the electoral map. >> guess, late polls, exit polls, all of the models that were shaping on all of the big websites. on those everyone said hillary clinton many paths to victory in donald trump had one narrow path. it turned out to reorganize it according to his own will in it worked. you are one ever thought he had a shot in the took the. you look at florida and you are you know those results. nobody thought he would buy that much in the sunshine state . >> we're talking about a president now goes to the white house with full support from both houses of congress, what could this mean? >> precisely because you have seen what president obama deals with.
nothing gets through. donald trump when he is sworn into the presidency of events states, he's going to have a republican house with about 50 extra votes. you will have a republican senate, 51 at least votes which could mean he could pass a lot of legislation if it is not going to be filibustered that otherwise would not be passable . the senate breaking in his favor, marco rubio keeping his seat, those are big deals in washington. >> this ec conventional wisdom. we're talking about a man running for president that no ground game. you didn't have a lot of money for advertising as compared to hillary clinton, yet his grassroots effort to really paid off. >> he was a one-man cheerleading band. e1 around the country -- he would do 3 or 4 raleigh's per day and get thousands of people out. people laughed and thought it
will vote for him and no one else will. it turned out the white working class in america really came to decide. they were behind him whereas they were not behind hillary clinton in the minority turnout that she was depending on just was not there. interesting days ahead and definitely today. let's turn things over to it is 63 degrees currently. it is not an overcast day but a lot more clouds. 69 degrees at 80 him. him -- 8 am . clearwater you are at 66. apollo beach 62.
have a lot more rain across the panhandle is not a lot in our area. our clouds will increase significantly through the day. we don't have much rain. yes, sir could be a sprinkle but that's about it. cold front comes through tomorrow morning. some slightly drier air but tomorrow will be great. yes technically we will have lower humidity but we have more sunshine and it will be a little bit warmer at 81. veterans day looks great at 78. traffic looks great the bay area. we're not seeing any delays here. i-4 is a wonderful drive. to 75 also looks good. we have new traffic pattern here. there's a new southbound 75 lanes opening up today this morning right at university parkway. you will be traveling over the bridge and more. you will be on the main roadway. one woman handing out
it did you -- a dispute turned violent place. one woman claims she was attacked after handing out flyers in support of donald trump. words turned physical after the man cast his ballot. >> he came charging at me. you put his hand on my shoulder and i told him going to springy . i said i told you, do not get my face. he started screaming at me and he threw me down and started punching>> while police did show up to intervene, no one was arrested. welcome back, this is at all
presidential race, picture of donald trump lit up on the side of the empire state building in new york city. >> not quite the trumped. >> locally, nationally and internationally, the world is reacting to donald trump white house victory. coming up his victory speech and the other question people are asking, where is hillary clinton. let's take you oue downtown tampa. you can see it is a little bit cloudy out there this morning. changes are on the way. we will have weather and traffic on the 8s just 3 minutes away. carrabba's new meatball magnifico.
less cloud cover. a lot of places may see cloudy skies. we will see if this gets closer to us this morning. kids at the bus stop our touch warmer than yesterday. we will be in the highs of 79 degrees. 79 degrees is the average. the average just dropped to 79. tomorrow more sunshine, lower humidity and warmer and 81. smda friday and saturday. construction continues on the diverging southbound lanes and i 75 have been completed in the new alignment is in place. you will be off the bridge it back onto the main roadway. northbound 19 and zero 52 trying to clear up but no delays. a new class tranix crash at east bay drive and lake avenue in pinellas county. we will keep an eye on this with. meanwhile, the saga drama us 19. it looks good on our bay
we are waking up to a new date in american politics. donald trump will become the 45th president of the united states. florida voters played a key role in making that happen. >> just how did he do it? we are looking at how donald trump turned the tables on hillary clinton and the unexplained is he does the unexpected places he american cities broke out into spontaneous protest after donald trump won the night. >> thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning. today we will continue are first 2016 your vote counts presidential election coverage. first we want to get to the weather of the day. clouds are moving in. >> you are noticing a slight difference. a lot of rain across the
but a stray sprinkle is a possibility. you can see the patchy clouds. this is a pretty sunrise. it is not completely overcast. 65 degrees at this location. clearwater, 66. tampa, 64. the metro cast shows the extra clouds. upper 60s at 8:00 a.m. patchy clouds pick 75 degrees at noon. afternoon high, upper 70s. i have the a mac day temperature much cooler it will be behind the front. >> we are holding onto a good commute. getting busier. we see more vehicles on the roadway when that happens. a new traffic pattern. southbound i 75 around university parkway -- on the converging diamond interchange. just got word of a collision on
same at 275 and ashley through downtown tampa. that is a look at weather and traffic. in your vote counts 2016, the race for the presidency -- republican donald trump is declared the winner. >> writing on a wave of antiestablishment sentiments, he won several battleground states including florida. >> just before 3:00 this morning, the president-elect took to the stage to address that did not vote for him. >> for those that have chosen not to support me in the past -- of which there were a few people -- i'm reaching out to you for your guidance and your help, so that we can work together and unify our great country. >> donald trump went on to thank the people that helps get him elected. even had a message for hillary clinton.
period of time. and we owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service to are first country. >> this was not the outcome the clinton camp had hoped for. the mood at the watch party in new york -- turned sober quickly. with many supporters breaking down into tears. content has yet to speak publicly about the outcome. but she sent her campaign chairman t >> i want everybody across the country who supported hillary to know that your voices and your enthusiasm means so much to her and to tim kaine and to all of us. >> this morning, no word on when hillary clinton plans on speaking. we are monitoring that. we will bring that to you as soon as it happens. >> we are your vote 2016
and ryan hughes. they are watching social media and are out in the community talking to voters this morning. after a historic event. we will look at how donald trump secured the 270 electoral votes required to win the presidency. >> it is all said and done. when he reached 270, he secured the presidency. what did he have to do? h with 29 electoral votes. also he took pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes and north carolina's 15. ohio, that gave trump another 18. adding wisconsin with ten. and then iowa with six. all of that helped give donald trump the presidency. as you can see -- read throughout most of the states.
traditionally go to the democrats. that is what happened here. there has been a lot of talk on social media. the number one thing you will see today is that donald trump has already changed his twitter feed. it now reads, president-elect of the united states. >> new title, new profile. >> a lot of changes. wall street is bracing for volatility after the election. >> futures had plummeted overnight as investors worried about the election's outcome. dow jones were down more than as realization spread that trump was likely to polk. futures trading was halted after midnight when it hit the 5% drop limit. the futures then recovered somewhat after word spread that hillary clinton conceded the election. markets open again in about three hours at 9:30 a.m. >> overseas, markets are reacting to the trump presidency. in south korea, markets took a
one point and then rebounded. experts explain the drop as concerns over what a trump presidency can mean for international trade. >> reaction pouring in from across america. not all of it good as you can imagine. look at these pictures from portland, oregon. >> protesters filling the street, upset with the outcome of the presidential race. similar protest sprung up overnight in new york city, oakland and los angeles. so far, they have remained peul president-elect, republicans control the white house and both houses of congress. republicans retain control of the house and senate. one of those republicans winning the election, florida senator marco rubio. he defeated patrick murphy in a tight race filled with a lot of mudslinging. let's look at the results this morning. senator rubio claimed 52% of the vote compared to patrick
candace mcallen was at the victory party for marco rubio when he talked about the tough race. >> at morning. it was an exciting night for marco rubio. much different than the night he got back on the stage february after losing to donald trump and having to drop out of the presidential race. this night was an exciting night for him. him and his family, all smiles. he took the stage last night at 8:45 p.m. he said earlier in the evening, he called his opponent patrick murphy to congratulate him on a race. he says this is a tough time to run for and that he has a bright future. he went on to talk about the challenges they face as he goes back to work. he says he knows this country will be okay despite the turnouts of the presidential race. he never said donald trump's name. rubio did talk about how conversations about politics needed to change. rubio has promised that he would not drop out and run for president again. we will have to see how he feels
>> democratic congressman patrick murphy hoped to unseat marco rubio. the campaign was divisive. something murphy discussed with his supporters last night. >> too often, it seemed the negative attacks and the partisanship would overshadow the issues that are so important to floridians. i don't know if our country can take another election quite like this one. >> murphy also told his supporters he was proud of the race he ran and urged supporters to stand behind senator marco o taking a break from the election coverage, to check on the weather with leigh. >> we have extra clouds across the area this morning. most of the rainfall is well to the north. a lot on the gulf of mexico. interestingly -- with extra clouds you can see it live here -- 62 degrees. i don't expect much rain. during the day today, the clouds will keep temperatures and check. going from 69 at 8:00 a.m. come up to 74 at 11:00. and 79 at 3:00 p.m.
a 10% chance of a quick light shower. tomorrow, behind the cold front, not much cooler. upper 70s. next week, a little more moisture with showers and clouds entering the forecast. checking with traffic. more people hitting the road. we are seeing more vehicles on the road. we are seeing slowdowns. especially on 275. that is typical for this time of the morning. this is the interchange of a ten minute commute. 275, and then over to 74, 19 minutes. a quick live look not just at the interchange but also around the bird street on-ramp. let's talk about a new crash in the session or area. this is u.s. 92 at mango road. that is a look at weather and traffic. our coverage of your vote counts 2016 continues. the big issues that brought
i want to thank david jolly and his wife laura. while he was my opponent, he was never my enemy. >> charlie crist went on to tell supporters that he would fight for seniors, the environment and education. >> florida voters go to pass -- cast ballots and make choices on several amendments. the most controversial was amendment one, the solar amendment. 51% voted yes. 49% voted no. but it did not pass. the pass. the measure was backed by power companies including florida power & light. critics say the amendment would have made it harder to expand solar power in florida and they relied on social media to get the message to voters. >> a different result for amendment two. the measure to legalize medical
71% of the vote. one mother that has two signs with autism is excited about the option the new measure offers her sons. >> mommy has been fighting with this. out on the street with signs. now mommy gets to take a break and be with her kids. tomorrow we will be calling doctors to get someone to recommend this. >> amendment two expands access to medical marijuana beyond the limited therapeutic use has already allowed under florida >> love or hate the results of the 2016 presidential election, it was a historic night and early morning, in america. >> nobody can doubt that after a bitter campaign cycle. donald trump is set to be the next president of the united states. >> mary mcguire joins us live from tampa international airport. a lot of traffic this morning.
>> it has been busy out here at the airport this morning. as i have been reporting, i have had multiple people walking by hitting me a thumbs up sign when they hear me reporting that donald trump will indeed be the next president of the united states. trump supporters said they were shocked in a good way. none of the polls predicted this heavy of a victory for mr. trump. now they are focusing on healing the country after this divisive election. >> i think just with strong leadip this is america. it is the greatest nation in the world. and we will come together. >> we arrived to the airport at 3:00 a.m. this morning, just moments after donald trump was declared the definitive winner. when i was walking up to people i thought i would be telling them the news that donald trump would indeed be the next president. but a lot of them already knew the news. they had been following the race
is really a testament as to how invested the american people have been in this election. they have been following this closely. >> i'm sure many of them were up late or up early this morning seeing the results. it might be slow going through security at the airport this morning. voters were on edge when they hit the polls fearing the system was not safe and secure. some voters actually contacted us to report various issues around the bay area. ryan hughes is life at a ryan, what were voters concerned about. >> reporter: some voters were concerned that the votes would not be tallied. that was a big concern here at this precinct. recent 635 in hillsborough county, after one of the voting machines went down yesterday. we were at the present on election day where voters were worried that votes would not count. the supervisor of elections
malfunctioning. the issue is fixed at this particular polling station. election workers assured voters they could come back and watch the count after some polls closed at 7:00 p.m. we spoke to one couple. this is what they had to say. >> i cannot trust people like this. they may be honest people. but how do you know quite how do you know your vote is going to count? >> i just >> all in all, minor issues here in hillsborough county. >> thank you so much, ryan. it is 6:48 a.m. let's turn things over to leigh. clouds moving in. >> there are clouds. we do have sunshine. a pretty sunrise happening at palm harbor. 64 degrees. east wind at two mile-per-hour.
feeling mild at 8:00 a.m. by noon, 75. 3:00 p.m., 79. i added a 10% chance of light rain or sprinkles. so we will keep the extra clouds during the day. clouds overnight help to keep the temperatures a little warmer. tampa, 68. saint pete, 69. sarasota, 66. this just gives you that perspective. tampa, brookville, three degrees warmer than you were extra clouds streaming in. a lot of rain across the northern gulf of mexico. even across north florida. not seeing that. i don't really expect it despite the fact that this cold front sneaks and -- could you see a quick shower? yes. maybe hernando county will have a quick light shower. same thing as this front gets closer. not a big chance. even as the cold front hits your area around 7:00 p.m. pushing south of i economic
looking at traffic, getting busier. hitting the brakes a bit. let's talk about 301 southbound before you get to 19th avenue. slow down a bit. we have an accident. seeing delays southbound. on east lake bay at lake avenue -- excuse me, east bay drive at lake avenue, a collision in pinellas county to watch out for. let's talk about sarasota. h pattern kicking off this morning. we have had feedback on facebook. jim woodson put on my facebook account "i hear we have a new traffic pattern on the devils diamond." >> it is not the double diamond. it is the diverging diamond intersection. you will be taken off the bridge and back onto the main portion of the interstate. another says "they were paving
they take the steppingstones toward completion. donald trump just posted a new tweet to his twitter account this morning. it says "such a beautiful and important evening. the forgotten man and woman will never be forgotten again. we will all come together as never before" ." >> in national newspaper headlines this morning, the word stunning seems to pop up a lot describing less than's event. the la times stunning, clinton. usa today thing stunning, upset. not our own tampa bay times. the headline with the tampa bay times, florida lifts donald trump. those are the front pages today on a historic day. what you need to know before you go out the door is next. >> news channel 8 is your vote counts 2016 partner. >> coming up, the stunning
this morning history, as donald trump claims his place me victory after receiving a phone call to his opponent hillary clinton. >> working together, we will begin the urgent task of rebuilding are fascination and renewing the american dream. >> donald trump's victory ends eight years of democratic dominance in the white house. >> it was not the outcome the clinton camp had hoped for. some supporters stunned at her new york watch party. hillary clinton has yet to
her campaign chairman out to address supporters. no word on when she plans to speak. >> marco rubio defeated congressman patrick murphy to win reelection in the senate. senator rubio clinched 52% of the vote. >> and charlie crist won the race for the 13th congressional district. defeating david jolly. che legalization of medical marijuana easily passed with 71% of the vote. the amendment expands access to medical marijuana beyond the limited therapeutic uses already allowed under florida law. >> 51% of florida voters checked yes and favor of amendment one concerning solar power. however, it was not enough. the amendment required 60% to pass. the measure was backed by utility companies including florida power & light. opponents said the amendment was anti- solar. speaking of solar, look at
the sun coming up over the horizon. you certainly need sunglasses. even though there is patchy clouds, we have area of sunshine peeking through. 64 degrees at that location. notice there is a lot of rain in the gulf of mexico. during the day today, we will keep clouds around. a 10% range chance. at noon, 75. the afternoon, 79. seventy-nine is the average for today. even though a cold front has come through, we will see more sunshine. temperatures warmer upper 70s for veterans day saturday and sunday. we had extra clouds and rain next week. looking at traffic, we are seeing slowdowns. especially on i-4 westbound. veterans expressway still looks very good. so enjoy that while you can. let's move over and take a look at some travel times. almost 25 minutes southbound 275. southbound 301 before 19th
vehicle. if that has you hitting the brakes, be ready for that. east bay drive at lake avenue, and ask network let's take a look at the traffic. this is i-75 coming away from fowler avenue southbound. starting to slow down. very heavy. this is westbound i-4. typical slowing in the usual suspect places. thank you. thank you for in clinton yet. that will happen at some point. and what will happen at the markets when they open at 9:30 a.m. we will be here all morning long with news, weather and traffic.
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