Donald Trump officially crossed the line to 270 electoral votes with electors in Texas casting a ballot for the Republican shortly before 5:30 p.m. EST.

Calls for Trump to be voted down by members of the Electoral College were roundly ignored on Monday – with only two ‘faithless’ Republican electors rejecting him and four deserting Democrat Hillary Clinton.

David Bright of Maine was supposed to back the Democratic loser but announced he would defy the wishes of the state’s voters and back Bernie Sanders, her primary opponent.

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