Election Day: Live Updates on Historic Decision

Election Day is here and results will be rolling in as the day goes on—culminating in the naming of a new president of the United States of America, as well as many other offices and titles throughout the state of Illinois—some of which could have a major impact on the rest of the country.

Chicagoans set new records for early voting this year, shattering the city's record turnout for Barack Obama in 2008, even as many faced massive lines at polling places ahead of Election Day.

On Monday, the presidential candidates made a final push on the campaign trail—and NBC 5’s reporters were in New York to report on it all.

As Election Day progresses, stories and results will be updated in real time on our website, app and across our social media channels.

Here’s what candidates, journalists and voters are saying as the momentous day continues.

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