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Proponents and opponents of Trump march in Las Vegas

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Protesters march against Donald Trump on the Las Vegas Strip on Nov. 12, 2016. (Miguel Martinez-Valle/FOX5) Protesters march against Donald Trump on the Las Vegas Strip on Nov. 12, 2016. (Miguel Martinez-Valle/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5/AP) -

Supporters and opponents of president-elect Donald Trump met along the Las Vegas Strip as two separate protests were held Saturday evening.

Las Vegas police said Friday they were monitoring social media reports suggesting that more than 1,500 Trump protesters planned to take part in a Saturday evening demonstration and march on the Las Vegas Strip.

Protesters marched from The Linq on the Las Vegas Strip to the Trump hotel. 

Opponents of Trump said in a Facebook post they were demanding electors honor the popular vote and make Hillary Clinton president or demand Trump denounces hate groups supporting him. The opponents also asked Nevadans to "hold Senator Dean Heller accountable to his condemnation of Donald Trump's agenda" and asked residents to contact the senator at this office.

FOX5 found several supporters of the president-elect at a separate protest near the Trump hotel.

Las Vegas Metro police kept a presence at the protest to ensure it remained peaceful and safe. 

Organizers have turned to media including Twitter and Facebook -- like Trump did during his Republican campaign -- to summon people to protests across the country.

Copyright 2016 KVVU (KVVU Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

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