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Lessig was invited to one forum, but withdrew when rules were changed which prevented him from participating in officially sanctioned debates. In April , the Clinton campaign began to compile a list of 15 to 20 individuals to vet for the position of running mate, even though Sanders continued to challenge Clinton in the Democratic primaries.
Third party and independent candidates that have obtained more than , votes nationally and one percent of the vote in at least one state are listed separately.
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Natural Law Party . West Virginia                 . In March , she laid out a detailed economic plan basing her economic philosophy on inclusive capitalism , which proposed a "clawback" which would rescind tax relief and other benefits for companies that move jobs overseas; with provision of incentives for companies that share profits with employees, communities and the environment, rather than focusing on short-term profits to increase stock value and rewarding shareholders; as well as increasing collective bargaining rights; and placing an "exit tax" on companies that move their headquarters out of America in order to pay a lower tax rate overseas.
The red baseball cap with the slogan emblazoned on the front became a symbol of the campaign, and has been frequently donned by Trump and his supporters.
Moreover, he has insisted that Washington is "broken" and can only be fixed by an outsider. Clinton had an uneasy, and at times adversarial relationship with the press throughout her life in public service.
In contrast, Trump benefited from free media more than any other candidate. Both Clinton and Trump were seen unfavorably by the general public, and their controversial nature set the tone of the campaign.
Also, on September 9, , Clinton stated: On the other side, on October 7, , video and accompanying audio were released by The Washington Post in which Trump referred obscenely to women in a conversation with Billy Bush while they were preparing to film an episode of Access Hollywood.
The audio was met with a reaction of disbelief and disgust from the media. Johnson responded, "And what is Aleppo? On the other hand, Green Party candidate Jill Stein stated that the Democratic and Republican parties are "two corporate parties" that have converged into one.
Putting another Clinton in the White House will fan the flames of this right-wing extremism. This is an overview of the money used in the campaign as it is reported to Federal Election Commission FEC and released in September Trump, who has frequently criticized the mainstream media , was not endorsed by the vast majority of newspapers,   with the Las Vegas Review-Journal ,  The Florida Times-Union ,  and the tabloid National Enquirer his highest profile supporters.
USA Today , which had not endorsed any candidate since it was founded in , broke tradition by giving an anti-endorsement against Trump, declaring him "unfit for the presidency".
Other traditionally Republican papers, including the New Hampshire Union Leader , which had endorsed the Republican nominee in every election for the last years,  The Detroit News , which had not endorsed a non-Republican in its years,  and the Chicago Tribune ,  endorsed Gary Johnson.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation agreed. President-elect Trump originally called the report fabricated,  and Wikileaks denied any involvement by Russian authorities.
The presidential election was the first in 50 years without all the protections of the original Voting Rights Act. The Commission on Presidential Debates CPD , a non-profit organization, hosted debates between qualifying presidential and vice-presidential candidates.
The three locations chosen to host the presidential debates, and the one location selected to host the vice presidential debate, were announced on September 23, The site of the first debate was originally designated as Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio ; however, due to rising costs and security concerns, the debate was moved to Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.
The election was held on November 8, The news media and election experts were surprised twice: Even Wisconsin , Pennsylvania , and Michigan , states that had been predicted to vote Democratic, were won by Trump.
Math, calculations, candidate dislike causing voter abstention begat the numbers. That map was bleeding red I always used to believe in [polls].
According to the authors of Shattered: Obama aide David Simas called Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook to persuade Clinton to concede the election, with no success.
Obama then called Clinton directly, citing the importance of continuity of government , to ask her to publicly acknowledge that Trump had won.
Believing that Clinton was still unwilling to concede, the president then called her campaign chair John Podesta , but the call to Clinton had likely already persuaded her.
On Wednesday morning at 2: Clinton called Trump early that morning to concede defeat,  and at 2: Six states plus a portion of Maine that Obama won in switched to Trump Electoral College votes in parentheses: Initially, Trump won exactly more Electoral College votes than Mitt Romney had in , with two lost to faithless electors in the final tally.
Thirty-nine states swung more Republican compared to the previous presidential election, while eleven states and the District of Columbia swung more Democratic.
Michael McDonald estimated that A FEC report of the election recorded an official total of Data scientist Azhar Hamdan noted the paradoxes of the outcome, saying that "chief among them [was] the discrepancy between the popular vote, which Hillary Clinton won by 2.
The source for the results of all states is the official Federal Election Commission report. A total of 29 third party and independent presidential candidates appeared on the ballot in at least one state.
Independent candidate Evan McMullin , who appeared on the ballot in 11 states, received over , votes 0. Wisconsin went Republican for the first time since , while Pennsylvania and Michigan went Republican for the first time since Stein petitioned for a recount in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.
The Clinton campaign pledged to participate in the Green Party recount efforts, while Trump backers challenged them in court.
The winner of the statewide vote gets two additional electoral votes. Red denotes states or congressional districts whose electoral votes are awarded separately won by Republican Donald Trump; blue denotes those won by Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Most media outlets announced the beginning of the presidential race about twenty months prior to Election Day. Soon after the first contestants declared their candidacy, Larry Sabato listed Virginia, Colorado, Iowa, New Hampshire, Florida, Nevada, and Ohio as the seven states most likely to be contested in the general election.
After Donald Trump clinched the Republican presidential nomination, many pundits felt that the major campaign locations might be different from what had originally been expected.
Rust Belt states such as Pennsylvania , Wisconsin , and even Michigan were thought to be in play with Trump as the nominee, while states with large minority populations, such as Colorado and Virginia , were expected to shift towards Clinton.
Early polling indicated a closer-than-usual race in former Democratic strongholds such as Washington , Delaware , New Jersey , Connecticut , Maine for the two statewide electoral votes , and New Mexico.
A consensus among political pundits developed throughout the primary election season regarding swing states. For example, Utah was the reddest state in , although the Republican share was boosted significantly by the candidacy of Mormon candidate Mitt Romney.
Media reports indicated that both candidates planned to concentrate on Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio and North Carolina. These generally rate the race by the likelihood for each party to win a state.
As the parameters of the race established themselves, analysts converged on a narrower list of contested states, which were relatively similar to those of recent elections.
Additionally, a district from each of Maine and Nebraska were considered to be coin flips. Clinton won states like New Mexico by less than 10 percentage points.
After the conventions of the national parties, Clinton and Trump carried out a total of 72 visits to the following states of Florida, 59 to Pennsylvania, 52 to North Carolina, 43 to Ohio, 25 to Virginia, 24 to Michigan, 23 to Iowa, 22 to New Hampshire, 19 to Colorado, 16 to Nevada, 15 to Wisconsin, and 10 to Arizona.
Results by vote distribution among states. Red denotes counties that went to Trump; blue denotes counties that went to Clinton. United States presidential election, cartogram.
The voter survey is based on exit polls completed by 24, voters leaving voting places throughout the United States on Election Day , in addition to 4, telephone interviews with early and absentee voters.
The election also represented the first time that Republicans performed better among lower-income whites than among affluent white voters.
However, "more convincing data"  from the polling firm Latino Decisions indicates that Clinton received a higher share of the Hispanic vote, and Trump a lower share, than the Edison exit polls showed.
Various methods were used to forecast the outcome of the election. These models mostly showed a Democratic advantage since the nominees were confirmed, and were supported by pundits and statisticians, including Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight, Nate Cohn at The New York Times , and Larry Sabato from the Crystal Ball newsletter, who predicted a Democratic victory in competitive presidential races and projected consistent leads in several battleground states around the country.
Early exit polls generally favored Clinton. This result stands in contrast to the results , when President Obama won all but Indiana , which he carried in This table displays the final polling average published by Real Clear Politics on November 7, the actual electoral margin, and the over-performance by either candidate relative to the polls.
Many pollsters were puzzled by the failure of mainstream forecasting models to predict the outcome of the election. High school and college students walked out of classes to protest.
At some protests fires were lit, flags and other items were burned and people yelled derogatory remarks about Trump.
Rioters also broke glass at certain locations. After the election, computer scientists, including J. Alex Halderman , the director of the University of Michigan Center for Computer Security and Society, urged the Clinton campaign to request an election recount in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania three swing states where Trump had won narrowly for the purpose of excluding the possibility that the hacking of electronic voting machines had influenced the recorded outcome.
Donald Trump and New Hampshire governor Chris Sununu both complained that liberal voters from Massachusetts were illegally bused into New Hampshire for the election, and Scott Brown blamed the same phenomenon for losing his senate race in Voter turnout in the and elections showed a noticeable increase over the turnout in and Prior to , voter turnout in presidential elections had been decreasing while voter registration, measured in terms of voting age population VAP by the U.
Census, has been increasing. The VAP figure, however, includes persons ineligible to vote — mainly non-citizens and ineligible felons — and excludes overseas eligible voters.
Opinion is mixed on whether this decline was due to voter apathy. Voter turnout from the and election was "not statistically different," based on the voting age population used by a November U.
Census survey of 50, households. Prior to , many presidential candidates disclosed assets, stock holdings, and other information which might affect the public trust.
Romney went a step further and released his tax returns for the previous twelve years. Thorndike and established of the nonprofit Tax Analysts group  — has compiled the publicly released tax returns of presidents and presidential candidates including primary candidates.
In , Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump broke with tradition, becoming the only major-party candidate since Gerald Ford in to not make any of his full tax returns public.
Nixon released his tax returns while being audited. Presidential elections are held on the same date as those for all the seats in the United States House of Representatives , the full terms for 33 or 34 of the seats in the United States Senate , the governorships in several U.
Voter turnout is also generally higher during presidential election years than either midterm election years  or odd-numbered election years.
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The candidate who received a majority of electoral votes became President, and the runner-up became Vice President. Three cast their vice presidential vote for Madison, and three for Monroe.
This did not prevent endorsements from state Federalist parties such as in Pennsylvania , but he received the endorsement from the New York state Democratic-Republicans as well.
In total, King received 34 electoral votes. In total, Monroe received electoral votes. In the House, 13 state delegations voted for Adams, 7 for Jackson, and 4 for Crawford.
In total, Jackson received electoral votes. As a result, the election went to the Senate, which elected Johnson by a vote of 33— Had they been counted, Lincoln would have received electoral votes.
Therefore, the possible tickets are listed with the minimum and maximum possible number of electoral votes each.
Turner , a faithless elector from Alabama , voted for Jones and Talmadge instead of Stevenson and Kefauver. Irwin , a faithless elector from Oklahoma , cast his vote for Byrd and Goldwater instead of Nixon and Lodge.
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