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Winston-Salem chronicle. (Winston-Salem, N.C.) 1974-current, November 10, 2016, Image 1

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The Chronicle Volume43,Number 10 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. THURSDAY, November 10, 2016 1^1 MSNBC screen shot Donald Trump speaks as he closes in on the 270 Electoral College votes to win the presidency on Tuesday, Nov. 8. SEE ELECTION RESULTS ON PAGE A6. ' * I Trump claims N.C. Cooper Clinton Democrat Hillary Clinton, who is a former first lady, senator and secretary of state. Early Wednesday morning, she disbanded what was planned as a vic tory party and called Trump to concede. Clinton had the most actual votes as of presstime, however. Trump's victory speech had a conciliatory tone after a divisive and nasty campaign, in which he called his opponent "Crooked Hillary." Trump won North Carolina by a little more than 3 percent. The billion aire and reality TV show star, who had no govern ment or political experi ence, campaigned as an outsider with a slogan of "Make America Great Again." Trump's been a contro versial candidate. His rhet oric and policies garnered him endorsements from the likes of the Klu Klux Klan. His positions have includ ed a ban or increased scrutiny on Muslims enter ing the country, building a border wall to keep out the "criminals, drug dealers and rapists" he said Mexico was sending to the United States and imple menting the random police searches of "stop and Se* Tfcfart* on A2 African-American Mike Morgan wins Supreme Court seat BY TODD LUCK THE CHRONICLE Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States. In a shocking upset, the Republican candidate gained more Electoral College votes than vO fj ^ f * 1.1 V Larson, Vickery, Johnson and county bonds among Forsyth County winners BY TODD LUCK THE CHRONICLE Along with the nation a] and state races, there were many local contests on Tuesday's ballot. The City Council will soon have a new member, as John Larson won the South Ward race. Molly Leight, who cur rently represents the ward, is retiring and endorsed Larson as her successor. He beat Republican Michael Tyler by more Vickery Rerlin . ? * than 5,500 votes. "We're very pleased with the support that's been given to me by the South Ward," said Larson. "I take it as a strong endorsement of my candi dacy, and I take it as a mandate to move forward to represent the South Ward." It's been ft long elec tion for Larson, who is retiring from his position as vice president of restoration at Old Salem Museum and Gardens. He originally lost the primary by six votes to Carolyn Highsmith, but appealed to the State Board of Elections, who called for a do-Over because some vot ers received incorrect bal lots. Larson decisively won the second primary. The rest of the City Council remains intact. Jeff Macintosh, who repre sents the Northwest Ward, See Wlnnen on A2 J ?*? ASSURED?SI STORAGE ?? S of Wlnston-SatefTi, LLC HHHHlHifiHliHHIil V - & \

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