“It wasn’t pretty. It wasn’t poetry, but our democracy spoke last night with a voice raspy but true,” said Madden.
“And in the dawn’s early light, our unique system of government made it home once again.
“Like it or not, we have a new leader and for many there’ll be disappointment and maybe hell to pay, but the system triumphed, the people have spoken and now we must listen and come home together as the United States of America.
“Long live our country. It’s a new day and the sun will shine.”