CANDIDATE Wins Presidency

was elected President of the United States today, winning electoral votes, compared to votes for . The outcome was to pollsters, many of whom had predicted would carry in , and the election with it.

This Tuesday’s returns also the nation. The election of represents a from , who have historically supported . For , this defeat is a shocking end to years of public service.

In response to tonight’s dramatics, has set itself on fire. A viral has been circulating, seeming to depict , which media have claimed violates Statute § of the Act.

Reactions at the University have been predictably . students gathered on the quad to . “I strongly feel , and that’s why I’m here to ,” said one student in a statement to the Dealer. Shortly thereafter, President Zimmer released a -paragraph email condemning the demonstration.

is set to take office on Jan. 20.