|‹ 2012 2020 ›|
|United States Presidential Election, 2016|
|November 8, 2016|
|Nominee||Hillary Clinton||Donald Trump||Gary Johnson|
|Home state||New York||New York||New Mexico|
|Running mate||Elizabeth Warren||Chris Christie||Bill Weld|
|States Carried||23 + DC||19|| 6
|Blue denotes states won by Clinton/Warren, Red denotes states won by Trump/Christie and Yellow denotes states won by Johnson/Weld.|
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% ( from 51.1% in 2012) of the vote with 53,864,338 votes ( from 65,915,796 in 2012). She also gained 337 electoral votes ( from 332 in 2012) and she carried 23 states + DC ( from 26 + DC in 2012)
Donald Trump ran a very bad campaign (initially in the race head to head with Clinton), attracting 32% ( from 47.2% in 2012) of the vote with 30,239,628 ( from 60,933,500 in 2012) votes. He also gained 141 ( from 206 in 2012) electoral votes with 19 states ( from 24 in 2012).
Gary Johnson like Clinton, ran a very good campaign attracting 11% () of the vote with 10,394,872 () votes. He also gained 64 () 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.