US History/2016 Vote

The 2016 election was an election to decide who would replace Barack Obama as president.

CandidatesEdit

PrimaryEdit

GOPEdit

The GOP Primaries lasted from February 1st to June 7th, 2016.

DemocraticEdit

The Democratic Primaries lasted from February 1st to June 24, 2016.

Main CandidatesEdit

The candidates after the primaries were:

  1. Hillary Clinton
  2. Donald Trump
Third Party CandidatesEdit

The two most notable third pary candiates are

  1. Gary Johnson
  2. Jill Stein

ResultsEdit

Voting took place on November 8, 2016.

Hillary Clinton got 65,853,516 votes, or 48.5% of the people who voted. She scored 232 electoral votes.[1]
Donald Trump got 62,984,825 votes, or 46.4% of the people who voted. He scored 306 electoral votes, giving him the amount of electoral votes needed to become president-elect. [1]

ReactionEdit

ProtestsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. a b "Election Results 2016". CNN. http://www.cnn.com/election/results. Retrieved 13 April 2017.