Democrat Paul Penzone, a former sergeant with the Phoenix Police Department, defeated the controversial Arizona lawman by nearly 10 percentage points after building a substantial lead in the polls.
After a presidential election that defied expectations, here's what to expect from the new president-elect.
Men, voters in key counties and white people — particularly less-educated whites — helped Donald Trump vault past Hillary Clinton to win the election.
The morning after Election Day, David Greene talks to African-American novelist Attica Locke, author of three novels and a writer for the TV series Empire, for some perspective on the results.
Reaction in the Middle East to the news that Donald Trump would be the next U.S. president, ranged from celebrations to dismay. Trump inherits the fight to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
Immigration was a big issue in the presidential race. Now that Donald Trump has been elected, will he carry through with promises? And, financial markets began the day lower on news Trump would win.
Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Scott Detrow and J.D. Vance, the author of one of the most revealing books of the presidential campaign, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis.
In Massachusetts, students, staff and alumni at Hillary Clinton's alma mater of Wellesley College gathered to watch election returns. Clinton was unable to pull out a win over Donald Trump.
Morning Edition hears from Democratic pollster Margie Omero and Jonah Goldberg of the conservative publication the National Review on election results. NPR's John Ydstie monitors financial markets.
Voters at the Red Arrow Diner in Manchester, N.H., react to Donald Trump's election victory. He defeated Hillary Clinton and will become the 45th presidents of the United States.
While Donald Trump campaigned for the presidency, he repeatedly said he would get rid of the Affordable Care Act. What will happen to Obamacare? Also, we monitor how financial markets are doing.
Voters across the country cast ballots in congressional races. Republican incumbents survived strong challenges, among them Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania.
Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States. Trump crossed the 270 electoral vote threshold at 2:31 a.m. ET with a victory in Wisconsin, according to AP projections.
"It's overwhelming for me to see the huge amount of disenfranchised people who feel the government has failed them," said one government worker who watched results roll in at the U.S. Embassy.
Donald Trump addressed his supporters at a victory rally in Manhattan after the Associated Press declared him the winner of the presidential election.
California and Washington passed stricter gun control measures, Nebraska and Oklahoma both passed measures backing the death penalty, and Colorado became the sixth state to legalize assisted suicide.
The rise of a candidate with no experience in the military or elected office confounded nearly everyone in politics. But Trump won over white voters with his promise to "Make America Great Again."
Citizens voted to legalize marijuana or medical marijuana three states. Six others are considering similar measures.
Search traffic for "Canada," "Canada immigration" and "move to Canada" increased on election night, according to Google Trends.
Even with their best opportunities to gain seats in years, Democrats so far have only picked up deep blue Illinois. They narrowly hung on in Nevada, which was Republicans' only offensive opportunity.