US History/2016 Vote

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

Candidates[edit]

Primary[edit]

GOP[edit]

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

Democratic[edit]

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

Main Candidates[edit]

The candidates after the primaries were:

  1. Hillary Clinton
  2. Donald Trump
Third Party Candidates[edit]

The two most notable third pary candiates are

  1. Gary Johnson
  2. Jill Stein

Results[edit]

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]

Reaction[edit]

Protests[edit]

References[edit]

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