Election Night: Florida & The Country Votes We Tell You Who Wins

2:51 a.m. For the record it was Wisconsin that put him over the 270 number.

2:50 a.m. Final numbers Donald Trump 276 and Hillary Clinton 218

2:45 a.m. President Elect Donald Trump takes the stage with his family

2:41 a.m. Hillary Clinton concedes to Donald Trump

2:40 a.m. Donald Trump set to take the stage.

2:32 a.m. Donald Trump the 45th president of the United States
1:31 a.m. The Republican’s hold onto the Senate

12:41 a.m. Electoral numbers Donald Trump 244 and Hillary Clinton 215 with 270 needed.

12:40 a,m. Hillary Clinton wins Nevada.

12:38 a.m.  Good Wednesday morning as Donald Trump looks like he will be the next president.

11:38 p.m. Donald trump wins Georgia

11:35 p.m. Donald Trump wins Utah

11:32 p.m. Electoral numbers Donald Trump 232 and Hillary Clinton 202 with 270 needed

11:31 p.m. Donald Trump wins Iowa

11:04 p.m. Electoral total Donald Trump 201 and Hillary Clinton 190 with 270 to win.

11:03 p.m. Donald Trump wins North Carolina

11:02 p.m. Hillary Clinton wins California, Oregon Washington and Hawaii

11:01 p.m Donald Trump wins Florida

11:00 p.m. Polls close out West

10:48 p.m. S&P futures down 94.50 and Nasdaq futures down 214. 00

10:40 p.m. Dow futures down over 709 points.

10:35 p.m. Electoral count – Donald Trump 168 and Hillary Clinton 122 with 270 needed

10:33 p.m. Hillary Clinton wins Colorado.

10:32 p.m. Whoever wins Michigan wins the presidency.

10:30 p.m. Donald Trump wins Ohio

10:26 p.m. Hillary Clinton wins Virginia

10:12 p.m. Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton by 136,000 with South Florida still being counted.

10:10 p.m. Michigan too close to call. But Donald Trump is doing well in some Detroit suburbs.

10:08 p.m. Donald Trump takes Missouri and Montana

10:07 p.m. Hillary Clinton wins Connecticut and New Mexico.

10:05 p.m. Electoral count Donald Trump 140 Hillary Clinton 104 with 270 needed to win.

10:01 p.m. Donald Trump is getting his Berxit moment. Long way to go tonight but Trump is making the Democrats worry.

10 p.m. Clinton takes the lead in Virginia with the Washington, D.C. suburbs powering the the new lead.

9:50 p.m. Too close to call Florida, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, Maine, and Georgia. We should get some calls soon on Florida, Virginia and North Carolina.

9:30 p.m. If Hillary Clinton loses Florida that makes Michigan a very important state for her to win.

9:25 p.m. At this hour Donald Trump holds lead in both Florida and Ohio. Still votes to be counted but will it be enough.

9:05 p.m. Patients suffering from debilitating illnesses will soon have access to medical marijuana in Florida after voters approved Amendment 2 Tuesday.

9:02 p.m. Arizona Senator John McCain wins reelection

9:01 p.m. Clinton wins New York.

9:00 p.m. Trump wins Texas, Louisiana, Nebraska, North and South Dakota

8:58 p.m. Too close to call Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania

8:43 p.m. Clinton camp concerned that low minority turnout will cost them Michigan.

8:42 p.m. Former Gov. Charlie Crist now a Democrat beats GOP David Jolly in the newly formed Congressional District 13.

8:40 p.m. Republicans will hold on to their majority in the House of Representatives, though exact numbers are still coming in.

8:35 p.m. North Dakota too soon to call.

8:32 p.m. Rep. Darryl Rouson decisively won election to the Florida Senate, winning almost 70 percent of the vote on Tuesday night. Rouson, the St. Petersburg Democrat, will replace longtime Tampa political fixture Arthenia Joyner in Senate District 19, which includes parts of Hillsborough and Pinellas counties.

8:30 p.m. Virginia and Florida too close to call and Donald Trump wins Arkansas.

8:22 p.m Too early to call Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Texas, Kansas, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Missouri.

8:20 p.m. Donald Trump wins Mississippi and Tennessee

8:18 p.m. Illinois has a new senator Tammy Duckworth the Dem upset GOP Mark Kirk.

8:17 p.m. Clinton win Rhode Island and Illinois.

8:16 p.m. Donald Trump wins Oklahoma

8:15 p.m. Hillary Clinton wins Mass, Delaware, Washington D.C., Maryland and New Jersey.

8:14 p.m. Sen. Marco Rubio will be heading back to Washington as it looks like he has secured a win over Democrat Patrick Murphy.

8:12 Donald Trump adds South Carolina to his win column.

8:11 p.m. Incumbent Kathy Castor appears headed to a easy win in the race for Florida’s 14th Congressional District, which covers parts of Hillsborough County and a small portion of Pinellas. She has a comfortable lead over her GOP rival  Christine Quinn.

8:10 p.m. Too close to call in the Presidential race at this hour are Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.

8:05 p.m. It looks like Democrat Pat Frank will get her fourth term as Hillsborough County Clerk of the Circuit Court. With over half the ballots counted she lead former TV news reporter Eric Seidel 54.8 percent to 45.2 percent.

8 p.m. Media reports that veteran lawmaker U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster has a big lead over Democratic challenger Dave Koller in the heavily Republican 11th Congressional District. It is the district, that includes all of Citrus, Sumter and Hernando counties, and parts of Lake and Marion.

8 p.m. Republican Senator Rob Portman of Ohio has kept his seat.

7:29 PM – With 30 minutes left before the polls close in the Panhandle we have little data to go with at this time in early voting. The Democrats out voted the Republicans by 90,000 votes with some help out of Miami. Now the fun starts.

So far Donald Trump has wins in Indiana, Kentucky, and West Virginia. Hillary Clinton has won Vermont. Meanwhile, too early to call in Georgia, Virginia, and Ohio.

Jim Williams is the Washington Bureau Chief, Digital Director as well as the Director of Special Projects for Genesis Communications. He is starting his third year as part of the team. This is Williams 40th year in the media business, and in that time he has served in a number of capacities. He is a seven time Emmy Award winning television producer, director, writer and executive. He has developed four regional sports networks, directed over 2,000 live sporting events including basketball, football, baseball hockey, soccer and even polo to name a few sports. Major events include three Olympic Games, two World Cups, two World Series, six NBA Playoffs, four Stanley Cup Playoffs, four NCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship Tournaments (March Madness), two Super Bowl and over a dozen college bowl games. On the entertainment side Williams was involved s and directed over 500 concerts for Showtime, Pay Per View and MTV Networks.