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About A Quarter Of Eligible Voters Actually Chose The President

But Donald Trump won the Electoral College, and that's what matters.
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Only 57.7 percent of eligible voters cast a vote in the presidential election.

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26.9 percent of eligible voters chose Donald Trump as president, and 27.7 percent chose Hillary Clinton.

At this point, Clinton has over 2 million more actual votes than the president-elect. 

But Trump won the Electoral College, and that's what matters.

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