Clinton’s Popular Vote Lead Now Exceeds 2.3 Million

Clinton's Popular Vote Lead Now Exceeds 2.3 MillionBallots are still being tallied from the Nov. 8 presidential election, and Hillary Clinton’s lead in the popular vote over Donald Trump continues to climb. On Wednesday night, The Associated Press released its latest figures, giving Clinton 64,874,143 votes to Trump’s 62,516,883 โ€” a difference of 2,357,260. Based on those numbers, Clinton has 48.1 percent of the vote, and Trump 46.4 percent. In electoral votes, Trump has 306 to Clinton’s 232. The National Popular Vote Tracker, which is compiled from official sources by Cook Political Report and David Wasserman, has Clinton with 65,152,112 votes and Trump with 62,625,928. In 2012, President Obama won re-election with 65,915,795 votes.