Who won the 2016 presidential election?
The data for the results on this site are reported by the Associated Press through the week of Nov. 8, 2016. Presidential results are updated as of Feb. 2017. Presidential Election Results: Donald J. Trump Wins. Donald J. Trump won the Electoral College with 304 votes compared to 227 votes for Hillary Clinton.
Who are the four candidates in the 2016 presidential primary?
However, by the time the primary season started in early 2016, four candidates had clearly emerged ahead of the rest of the field: Ohio Governor John Kasich, Florida Senator Marco Rubio, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, and New York businessman Donald Trump.
How many presidential candidates are in the 2015 presidential field?
When John Kasich entered the race on July 21, 2015, the field reached 16 candidates, making it the largest presidential field in the history of the Republican Party (surpassing the 1948 primaries ).
Did any states violate the rules of the 2016 Republican primary?
In contrast to the 2012 cycle no states violated these rules. The Republican Party presidential primaries and caucuses are indirect elections in which voters allocated or elect delegates to the 2016 Republican National Convention. These delegates can be bound or unbound to vote for a particular candidate.
Who will be the president in 2016?
The incumbent in 2016, Barack Obama. His second term expired at noon on January 20, 2017. Article Two of the United States Constitution provides that the President and Vice President of the United States must be natural-born citizens of the United States, at least 35 years old, and residents of the United States for a period of at least 14 years.
What happened in the 2016 US election?
The Republican ticket of businessman Donald Trump and Indiana governor Mike Pence defeated the Democratic ticket of former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and U.S. senator from Virginia Tim Kaine, in what was considered one of the greatest upsets in American history.
When did speculation about the 2016 presidential campaign begin?
Speculation about the 2016 campaign began almost immediately following the 2012 campaign, with New York magazine declaring that the race had begun in an article published on November 8, two days after the 2012 election.
How many votes did Trump get in the 2016 election?
In 2016, Donald J. Trump won the Electoral College with 304 votes compared to 227 votes for Hillary Clinton. Seven electors voted for someone other than their party’s candidate. Visit our 2020 election results pages for the latest updates.
What were the results of the 2017 election?
Presidential Election Results: Donald J. Trump Wins. Aug. 9, 2017, 9:00 AM ET. Donald J. Trump won the Electoral College with 304 votes compared to 227 votes for Hillary Clinton.