Polls in the weeks before election day showed a tight race, with McMullin ahead in some surveys. As of Election Day, Donald Trump was projected to capture 37.7% of the vote, with McMullin at 27.9% and Clinton at 26.7%.
McMullin, a Mormon Republican with CIA and U.S. House policy experience, mounted a campaign late in the election to attract Republicans who loathed Trump. McMullin focused on Utah and its large Mormon population, which was critical of Trump's comments in a leaked 2005 video where the Republican said he had groped women.
Nov. 8, 2016, 11:57 p.m. Eastern: This story has been updated.