- Associated Press - Wednesday, November 9, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the election in the District of Columbia (all times local):

9:15 a.m.

More than 287,000 people voted in the District of Columbia on Tuesday. The city has over 478,000 registered voters, so turnout was around 60 percent, about what it was in 2012.

Unofficial election results posted on the District of Columbia Board of Elections website show that 287,403 voters cast ballots. Hillary Clinton won the District’s three electoral votes with just over 90 percent of the vote, about what President Barack Obama received in 2012. Donald Trump received 11,553 votes or about 4 percent of the total.

1 a.m.

Voters in the nation’s capital have decided to support becoming the 51st state, though that doesn’t mean another star will be added to the nation’s flag any time soon.

The statehood referendum added some interest to a sleepy general election Tuesday in the nation’s capital, where Democrats outnumber Republicans 12-to-1, and Hillary Clinton easily won the District’s three electoral votes.

On the statehood question, voters endorsed a draft constitution that would have residents electing a governor, not a mayor, and a 21-seat state legislature instead of a city council. The constitution includes new borders for the proposed state, with the White House, the Capitol and the National Mall carved out as a separate federal enclave.

The city’s mayor, Muriel Bowser, was scheduled to speak on statehood Wednesday morning.

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