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Projected for Trump

State projected at: 23:30 EST (04:30 GMT)

29 electoral votes

Congress

Senate
2 seats, 1 up for election

Republican senator Marco Rubio – beaten by Donald Trump in the party’s presidential nomination race – has been re-elected over his Democratic opponent, Patrick Murphy. Florida’s uncontested seat is held by Democrat Bill Nelson.

Democrats

1 seat
Change: (no change) since the last election.

Republicans

1 seat
Change: (no change) since the last election.

Independents

0 seats
Change: (no change) since the last election.

Elected senator

Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio

Republican

House of Representatives
27 seats, all up for election

Democrats

11 seats
Change: (+1) since the last election.

Republicans

16 seats
Change: (−1) since the last election.

Independents

0 seats
Change: (no change) since the last election.

Latest updates

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Trump: 'I'm only worried he's gonna give me a kiss'

The US president invited a supporter on to the stage at his rally in Florida.

Father wants clarity on term-time holidays

A father from Swindon is calling on the Supreme Court to clarify the rules for taking children on holiday during the school term.

Richard Davey took his son to Malta during term-time and refused to pay a £120 fine.

His case was thrown out by magistrates due to his son's overall good attendance, but he says it was never about the money.

The spotlight is once again on the issue after months of legal wrangling over the case of Jonathan Platt, who was fined £120 after taking his daughter to Disney World.

Mr Platt from the Isle of Wight will appear at the Supreme Court in London today for the latest twist in the court battle.

Jonathan Platt
BBC
Jonathan Platt was fined £120 after taking his daughter to Disney World during term-time in April 2015
Kidnapped girl Lexis Manigo defends abductor 'mother'

A girl, who was kidnapped as a baby 18 years ago, has defended the woman who took her from a Florida hospital.