Trump first Republican to win Montgomery County in 28 years

Republican Donald Trump carried Montgomery County on Tuesday, 120,766 votes to 117,661 for Hillary Clinton, a 1.2 percent margin, according to unofficial, election night totals. (WHIO/Stock photo)
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Republican Donald Trump carried Montgomery County on Tuesday, 120,766 votes to 117,661 for Hillary Clinton, a 1.2 percent margin, according to unofficial, election night totals. (WHIO/Stock photo)

UPDATE @ 12:47 a.m. (Nov. 9)

Republican Donald Trump carried Montgomery County on Tuesday, 120,766 votes to 117,661 for Hillary Clinton, a 1.2 percent margin, according to unofficial, election night totals.

Trump became the first Republican to win the county in nearly three decades. The area is considered a swing county in a swing state.

George H.W. Bush was the last Republican presidential candidate to carry Montgomery County 28 years ago, defeating Michael Dukakis in 1988.

Elsewhere in the area, Trump won with 69.9 percent and 36,311 votes in Miami County, and 58.8 percent and 46,646 of the votes in Greene County.

In Miami County, Trump recorded 69.9 percent and 36,311 votes, while carrying 34,311 and 57 percent of the vote in Clark County and 74.6 percent and 15,376 of the votes in Preble County.

INITIAL REPORT (Nov. 8)

Republican Donald Trump carried Montgomery County on Tuesday, 120,766 votes to 117,661 for Hillary Clinton, a 1.2 percent margin, according to unofficial, election night totals.

Trump became the first Republican to win the county in nearly three decades. The area is considered a swing county in a swing state.

George H.W. Bush was the last Republican presidential candidate to carry Montgomery County 28 years ago, defeating Michael Dukakis in 1988.

Trump carried 65.6 percent and 75,947 of the votes in Warren County.