The race to be the next President of the United States is coming to a close as Tuesday sees the end of the hard fought election.

Both Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump have been visiting key swing states in order to persuade undecided voters to put an “X” next to their name on election day.

As one of the most fiercely contested elections in recent history, the outcome is likely to welcomed with either happiness or anger depending on the political side.

The two candidates have had their various issues throughout the campaign period, with questions raised about Trump’s conduct around women and Hilary’s use of private emails.

It has created a level of uncertainty within the American electorate with many finding it hard to pick between the two options.

Donald Trump– The Republican Party, also known as “Grand Old Party”(GOP)

  • Anti-gun control
  • Anti- immigration
  • Anti-abortion
  • Anti- Universal healthcare
  • Favour individual liberty and small government

Hillary Clinton– The Democratic Party

  • Pro-gun control
  • Pro-choice
  • Pro-universal healthcare

The election has been closely followed in the UK, especially here in Nottingham; we spoke to members of the public to see what they’ve made of the recent events in America.

 

 

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