Donald Trump is projected to win Wisconsin, clearing his path to the presidency. His victory there pierces a serious hole Hillary Clinton blue firewall of Rust Belt states. His Wisconsin win was called by Fox News and CNN.
The state received little attention from the Clinton campaign after she won the Democratic nomination. Polling showed her carrying a consistent lead throughout the race.
Trump victory comes as he has been exceeding expectations in the handful of other toss-up states that would have allowed Clinton to shut him out from 270.
His win there was the latest surprise in an evening that has left many political observers in shock. The wind is now at Trump’s back as the final states’ results come in.