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Treasure Valley reacts to Donald Trump victory

Posted at 9:30 PM, Nov 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-09 23:30:02-05

As President-elect Donald Trump gets ready to move into the White House voters in Idaho are reacting to the historic election.  Some voters in the Treasure Valley are overjoyed their candidate pulled ahead while others are heartbroken.

"I went to bed last night thinking he would not win but I woke up to a surprise," said one Treasure Valley Voter.

The people have spoken, electing Donald Trump to serve as commander-in-chief.  Some republican voters say with their party now in control of the House, Senate and Oval Office they are ready to make real changes.

"We'll have a Senate and House and a President speaking the same mind coming together and maybe getting some things done, " said one republican voter.

But for the people who voted for  Hillary Clinton are still in disbelief. They were confident their candidate would be the first woman President of the United States. Tonight a small group of protesters gathered on the statehouse steps to speak out against the President-elect

"We are very devastated by the election and the fact that trump is now president and we are letting Idaho and the world know that we do stand with him and to us, he is not our president,” said protest organizer Rachel Barros-Baily.

But what will next 4 year four years under Trump look like? One republican voter says he hopes Trump will take control of the national debt and inspire the economy.

"It's just good to see somebody there who looks like they can handle business," said one republican voter.

While one democrat voter says she hopes he keeps his word.

"When your primary cause is to keep those promises even though we don't agree without them but if the majority spoke I guess your  going to try to keep them," said one democratic voter.