BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The bitter defeat in the presidential race has many supporters of Democrat Hillary Clinton shell-shocked in Maine.
Among them is Stephen King.READ MORE: Santa Rosa Neighbors Blame City After Creek Overflows, Flooding Homes, Forcing Evacuations
King, the best-selling author, tweeted early Wednesday that he’s going offline, saying there will be “No more book recommendations, politics, or amusing dog pictures for the immediate future. I’m shutting down.”READ MORE: Los Gatos Mayor Issues Warning To Residents To Stop Harassment At Council Meetings
Before the election, King criticized Republican Donald Trump, and on Election Day he described the presidential race as “the ugliest election in living memory.”
Clinton conceded defeat early Wednesday and congratulated Trump.MORE NEWS: Lowell High School Alumni File Lawsuit To Reinstate Merit-Based Admissions
Mainers split their electoral votes: Clinton won the statewide vote, collecting three electoral votes, but Trump won in the 2nd Congressional District, collecting one electoral vote.