United States Presidential Election, 2016 (Cloud's World)

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United States Presidential Election, 2016
November 8, 2016
Turnout Increase 71.5%
Hillary Rodham Clinton2 Donald Trump Johnson
Nominee Hillary Clinton Donald Trump Gary Johnson
Party Democratic Republican Libertarian
Home state New York New York New Mexico
Running mate Elizabeth Warren Chris Christie Bill Weld
Percentage Increase 57% Decrease 32% Increase 11%
Popular Vote Decrease 53,864,338 Decrease 30,239,628 Increase 10,394,872
Electoral Vote Increase 337 Decrease 141 Increase 64
States Carried Decrease 23 + DC Decrease 19 Increase 6

Blue denotes states won by Clinton/Warren, Red denotes states won by Trump/Christie and Yellow denotes states won by Johnson/Weld.
The United States presidential election of 2016 was the 58th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

The Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton, and her running mate, Elizabeth Warren, were elected to presidency, defeating both Republican and Libertarian nominees, Donald Trump and Gary Johnson.


Hillary Clinton ran a very successful campaign, attracting 57% (Increase from 51.1% in 2012) of the vote with 53,864,338 votes (Decrease from 65,915,796 in 2012). She also gained 337 electoral votes (Increase from 332 in 2012) and she carried 23 states + DC (Decrease from 26 + DC in 2012)

Donald Trump ran a very bad campaign (initially in the race head to head with Clinton), attracting 32% (Decrease from 47.2% in 2012) of the vote with 30,239,628 (Decrease from 60,933,500 in 2012) votes. He also gained 141 (Decrease from 206 in 2012) electoral votes with 19 states (Decrease from 24 in 2012).

Gary Johnson like Clinton, ran a very good campaign attracting 11% (Increase) of the vote with 10,394,872 (Increase) votes. He also gained 64 (Increase) electoral votes with 6 states.

Gary Johnson won just over one tenth of the vote and a surprising number of states taken both from the Democrats and Republicans.

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