Donald Trump wins Electoral College | Daily Mail Online: Calls for members of the Electoral College to 'vote your conscience' have paid off - but not for Hillary Clinton supporters
A handful of 'Hamilton electors,' who are Democrats, chose to vote for moderate Republicans like John Kasich or Colin Powell
They had hoped that Republicans would follow suit peeling away the electors needed to elect Donald Trump president
By mid-afternoon Trump was close to receiving the 270 votes he would need to officially clinch the White House
Bill Clinton was a member of New York's electoral college and was in Albany to cast a vote for his wife
Four 'faithless' electors cast votes in Washington state not for Clinton, while attempts were made in Maine, Colorado and Minnesota
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