- Clinton won California by 4.2 million votes and New York by 1.6 million, running up the score in places where she would have won no matter what
- Outside of those two liberal states, Trump was 3 million votes ahead
- California alone accounted for more than Clinton’s national popular-vote edge
- Newt Gingrich mocked: ‘This is football season. A team can have more yards and lose the game. What matters is how many points you put on the board’
Final vote tallies from the November 8 election show that Democrat Hillary Clinton out-polled President-elect Donald Trump by 2.8 million votes while losing the contest by a wide margin in the all-important Electoral College.