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Live Reporting

By Max Matza, Courtney Subramanian, Joel Gunter, Hugo Bachega and Nalina Eggert

All times stated are UK

  1. Post update

    The US presidential election has lasted for 19 months - here's a quick trip down memory lane.

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    Video caption: US election: Relive the wild ride in 170 seconds
  2. Hillary Clinton: Your two minute policy guide

    Radio 4 PM programme

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    Video caption: The US presidential campaign has been dominated by the punches and counter-punches between the two candidates, but how would they govern?
  3. Welcome to the US election day live page

    The day is finally upon us. 

    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have finished their campaigns after criss-crossing the country in a frantic last-minute push for votes. 

    Voting gets under way on the East Coast from 06:00 EST (11:00 GMT). 

    We'll bring you the latest updates and analysis from our correspondents on the ground as well as curating coverage from across the web. 

    Below is a selection of our essential US election reads to get up to speed on this historic day: