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Donald Trump receives all 16 electoral votes from Michigan

President-elect Donald Trump looks on during his speech at the DeltaPlex Arena, December 9, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
President-elect Donald Trump looks on during his speech at the DeltaPlex Arena, December 9, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

LANSING, Mich. – Electors in Michigan have cast their 16 votes for President-elect Donald Trump.

It's the first time a Republican presidential nominee has captured Michigan since 1988. Trump's running mate, Mike Pence, also received a unanimous vote for vice president. 

The 16 electors include one from each congressional district in the state and two at-large. Electoral College members are meeting in capitals across the country Monday to cast their votes for president. 

Trump narrowly defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in Michigan on Nov. 8, and Michigan requires Electoral College members to vote according to that result. In some states, electors are unbound. But if a Michigan elector doesn't follow the statewide result, they are considered to have resigned and are immediately replaced.

Anti-Trump protesters outside the Senate chamber chanted nonstop during the event.

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