The Associated Press has certified the 2016 presidential election results. In the end, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by 2,864,974 votes, the largest popular vote margin of any presidential candidate who did not win the presidency.
NEW: Certified election results, per the AP:
Clinton 65,844,610 (48.2%)
Trump 62,979,636 (46.1%)
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) December 22, 2016
And now it is confirmed that he lost the popular vote by more than any other winning president.
Hillary Clinton won by 2,864,974 votes.
It is a bittersweet triumph. But it is something her supporters should celebrate and hold onto all the same.
In moments of darkness, remember we are the majority.
A diverse, vibrant, feisty majority who will fight together for the shared values modeled by a candidate who gave it her all on our behalf.