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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% ( 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.