Trump has won 276 electoral votes, becoming the 45th president of the United States. His rival Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party candidate, did not concede the election from her headquarters in New York.
Trump has gained 276 electoral votes of the 270 needed to win the US presidency, the Associated Press projected.
CBS has also reported that Donald Trump has gained 1 million more votes than Hillary Clinton.
It is reported that Hillary Clinton has called Donald Trump to concede the race.
Later, newly-elected Vice President Mike Pence announced that Republican candidate Donald Trump has won the election and will become the next US president.
“America has elected the new president… I am mostly grateful to our president-elect, whose leadership and vision will make America great again. It is my high honor and distinct privilege to introduce to you the President-elect of the United States of America — Donald Trump,” Pence said, addressing the crowd of Trump’s supporters in New York.