- Associated Press - Wednesday, November 9, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on a Phoenix school walkout protesting Donald Trump’s election victory (all times local):

2:26 p.m.

Students from other Phoenix high schools are joining a protest over Donald Trump’s presidential victory outside the Arizona Capitol.

Television footage showed dozens of students with their backpacks arriving at the statehouse plaza Wednesday afternoon.

Dozens of students left one high school shortly after noon and they were then joined by students from two other schools.

The group marched to the capitol building with signs and chants that Trump is “not my president.”

The demonstration has grown in the last hour with students walking around state buildings.

Department of Public Safety officers have blocked one road that protesters were crossing.

Students at two other Phoenix high schools staged similar walkouts Tuesday to demonstrate against Trump and Republican Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who lost his re-election bid.

1:39 p.m.

Dozens of Phoenix high school students who walked out of class are protesting Donald Trump’s presidential win at the state capitol.

Roughly 200 students left Carl Hayden High School and walked to the statehouse Wednesday afternoon.

Some armed with megaphones led chants claiming Trump is not their president.

Others held signs railing against the Republican presidential-elect.

Officers with the Arizona Department of Public Safety are monitoring the scene. They told protesters that they could continue demonstrating outside but would not be allowed to block access to any buildings.

The walkout took place shortly after noon.

Students at two other Phoenix high schools staged similar walkouts Tuesday to demonstrate against Trump and Republican Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who lost his re-election bid.

1:04 p.m.

Dozens of Phoenix high school students are walking out of class to protest the election of Republican Presidential-elect Donald Trump.

ABC15.com (https://bit.ly/2fD13FY) showed overhead images Wednesday afternoon of students streaming onto the sidewalk from Carl Hayden High School.

The students walked down the block to the campus of another school, with one holding the Mexican flag.

Nearly two dozen others were seen standing and cheering in the back of a moving pickup truck.

The majority of them then scattered into the surrounding neighborhood.

At least two police cars were parked along the street and monitoring the scene.

Students also walked out of two Phoenix high schools Tuesday to demonstrate against Trump and Republican Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who lost his re-election bid.


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