Tuesday, 08 November 2016 - 17:39
Polls open in pivotal US presidential election
Polling stations opened today as the first ballots were cast in the long-awaited election pitting Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump.
Voters in nine states got first crack at electing the new president, with the rest of the country due to get started later in the day.
The polls were open in Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Vermont and Virginia.