In a stunning election night that left us all on the edges of our seats, Republican nominee Donald Trump secured victory over Hillary Clinton to become the next president of the United States. While New York City and state went to Clinton, there are areas that leaned in favor of Donald Trump.
According to DNAinfo, who has created a map the lays out how the entire city voted in the 2016 election, 79 percent of New Yorkers voted for Hillary Clinton, which has decreased from the 81 percent when President Obama was elected into office in 2012.
If you look at Queens by itself, a little over 75 percent of voters voted for Hillary Clinton. However, almost 22 percent of voters throughout the borough voted in favor of Donald Trump.
So which areas of Queens lay within the 22 percent of Trump voters? There are a handful of neighborhoods whose voting districts were won by President-elect Donald Trump. Trump was able to complete secure voting districts in Middle Village, Whitestone, Howard Beach, and most of the western Rockaways.
Trump was also the favored candidate neighborhoods in certain voting districts. Even though he would not lock down the entire neighborhood, Trump was able to secure parts of Bayside, Forest Hills, Little Neck, northern Flushing, Kew Gardens Hills and his hometown of Jamaica Estates.
For a complete breakdown of how New York City voted in the 2016 election, visit the DNAinfo website.