09/11/2016 12:34 AM AEDT | Updated 17/01/2017 8:01 AM AEDT

Read Live Updates On The 2016 Presidential Election

Voters head to the polls today to choose between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump in the historic 2016 presidential election.

But Trump and Clinton aren’t the only two candidates on the ballot.

Across the nation, voters will make their choices in a slew of down-ballot races, voting for federal, state and local lawmakers and deciding on key ballot initiatives.

Read the latest news on the 2016 election below:

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