[2] States in blue and red are ones that were generally considered safe for Clinton and Trump, respectively. George Pataki (R) In the second set, we matched these same candidates in a series of three-way contests that also included former governor Gary Johnson. In one set, we matched Hillary Clinton (D) in a series of two-way contests with Donald Trump (R), Ohio Governor John Kasich (R), and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R). Select a tab for corresponding national popular vote results from the following years, Select a tab for corresponding congress results from the following years, Seven ways the world has changed under Trump, https://www.bbc.com/news/election/us2016/results. [3] States in blue and red are ones that were generally considered safe for Clinton and Trump, respectively. What does it do? [1] A full list of these candidates and their parties and filing dates can be found here. Brian Schweitzer (D) What happens to your body in extreme heat? Al Gore (D) Al Gore (D) Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site. These laws are set at the state level. To win, she needed only 70 of the 159 electoral votes in the battlegrounds, while Trump needed 91. Operations: Meghann Olshefski • Lauren Dixon • Kelly Rindfleisch • Sara Antel • Sara Horton. The committee voted in January 2014, by a vote of 153-9, to move the convention from the end of August, when it was held last year, to as much as two months earlier, at the end of June. Jim Webb (D), Jeb Bush (R) Here's where the race stands, with the states ordered by the projected margin between the candidates — Clinton’s strongest states are farthest left, Trump’s farthest right — and sized by the number of electoral votes they will award. The Rules Committee consists of 112 members with one male delegate and one female delegate from each state, territory, and Washington, D.C. Be a natural-born citizen of the United States. Clinton saw the largest lead in Michigan, where she led Trump by a weighted 17 percentage points. Comparatively, John Kasich polled ahead of Clinton in five of the seven states, and Paul Ryan polled ahead of Clinton in three states. 1050 First Street, NE Elizabeth Warren (D), Kelly Ayotte (R) Democratic: April 14, 2016 (CNN) • March 9, 2016 (Univision) • March 6, 2016 (CNN) • February 11, 2016 (PBS) • February 4, 2016 (MSNBC) • January 17, 2016 (NBC) • December 19, 2015 (ABC) • November 14, 2015 (CBS) • October 13, 2015 (CNN) The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely. Plus there are LOTS of likley third party and independent P2016 hopefuls. 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But the battleground states were, and there were more than enough electoral votes between them to get either candidate to the White House. An official website of the United States government. The reason these states and two districts had so much sway in the 2016 presidential election was largely because most of the electoral college map was already set in place before any votes for president were cast, but the battleground states were still up for grabs. Read about what happened here. Operations: Meghann Olshefski • Lauren Dixon • Kelly Rindfleisch • Sara Antel • Sara Horton. These laws are set at the state level. A presidential candidate must prepare to meet ballot access requirements well in advance of primaries, caucuses, and the general election. The new rules stated that no primary held before March 14 could award delegates based on the "winner-take-all" system; instead, the delegates were to be distributed in proportion to each candidate's support in order to stop any candidate from essentially winning the nomination in early March 2016. Lindsey Graham (R) The link below is to the most recent stories in a Google news search for the terms 2016 presidential election. Click here to contact our editorial staff, and click here to report an error. Brian Schweitzer (D) Crucial states in deciding who wins the election. While presidential polls can affect how candidates run their campaigns, candidates should be wary that poll numbers can often be vastly different from the actual outcome of the race. Mike Pence (R) What this means is that 38 states and Washington, D.C.—a total of 379 electoral votes—were not competitive in 2016. And what was its impact on 2016? Andrew Cuomo (D) Throughout 2016, polling was often tight in these states and districts, and their voting histories made their outcomes difficult to predict. Schedules for the Democratic and Republican primary debates can be seen below. Click the tiles below to learn more about the 2016 presidential candidates’ positions on economic affairs and government regulations. Trump began with an almost guaranteed 179 electoral votes—66 percent of 270—from 22 states. The Libertarian National Convention was held May 26-30, 2016, in Orlando, Florida.[10]. Two of the most noted straw polls are the Iowa straw poll and the CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference) straw poll. Click here to contact our editorial staff, and click here to report an error. Click on a state in the map below to view presidential polls conducted on statewide sample groups, plus additional state-specific election information. In order to win the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, a candidate had to win 1,237 delegates at the national convention. 30101 et seq. Sign up for the Daily Brew. The final change to debates was aimed at discouraging non-sanctioned debates by barring candidates participating in them from being a part of the sanctioned debates. How the election works. Ballotpedia does not curate or endorse these articles. The reader is encouraged also to consult the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, as amended (52 U.S.C. The United States presidential election occurred on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Carly Fiorina (R) President Obama is barred by constitutional term limits from seeking re-election in 2016. External Relations: Alison Prange • Sara Key • Sarah Rosier • Kari Berger Ballotpedia broke down all the different combinations of battleground states that could get Clinton and Trump to 270 electoral votes or higher. Clinton, for example, began the general election with an almost guaranteed 200 electoral votes from 16 states and Washington, D.C. That's 74 percent of the 270 electoral votes needed to win. In one set, we matched Hillary Clinton (D) in a series of two-way contests with Donald Trump (R), Ohio Governor John Kasich (R), and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R). Nikki Haley (R) More than two dozen debates took place in the 2016 presidential election cycle (21 primary debates and four general election debates). Dennis Kucinich (D) Click here to learn more. Presidential candidates who made more than 15 percent of general election ballots: Click the tiles below to learn more about the 2016 presidential candidates’ positions on domestic affairs. http://ballotpedia.org/Presidential_election_in_STATE,_2016, 2016 presidential candidates on domestic affairs, 2016 presidential candidates on economic affairs and government regulations, 2016 presidential candidates on foreign affairs and national security. Republican Donald Trump is elected US president, defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton. As of November 1, 2016, a total of 1,780 candidates had filed a Statement of Candidacy with the Federal Election Commission. In order to win the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, a candidate needed to win 2,382 delegate votes at the national convention. Below, see a sampling of 2016 presidential general election polls. The tightest battleground race between the two frontrunners was in Iowa, where Clinton led Trump by a weighted 4 percentage points. Polls have long been a key component of tracking and analyzing political races, and presidential races are no exception. Clinton saw the largest lead in Michigan, where she led Trump by a weighted 17 percentage points. Be at least 35 years old. 2016 presidential candidates on domestic affairs, 2016 presidential candidates on economic affairs and government regulations, 2016 presidential candidates on foreign affairs and national security. Why did these states have so much sway in the election? These polls can drive campaign strategy: signaling to those in the lead to stay the course to maintain their standing and telling those in the back of the race that changes may be necessary to remain competitive. Americans elected Donald Trump (R) as the 45th president of the United States on November 8, 2016. The map below compares delegate counts by state, both as raw numbers and as percentages of the total delegation (hover over a state to see this information). Click here to contact us for media inquiries, and please donate here to support our continued expansion. Susana Martinez (R) Lawrence Lessig (D) These regulations, known as ballot access laws, determine whether a candidate or party will appear on an election ballot. [2] In electoral votes, that came to 159, more than half of the 270 votes needed to win an electoral college majority and become president. For readers interested in polls that were conducted earlier in the 2016 cycle, please see Ballotpedia's coverage of 2016 presidential primary election and hypothetical polls. The following candidates and politicians suspended their presidential campaign or declined to run. Republican: March 10, 2016 (CNN) • March 3, 2016 (FNC) • February 25, 2016 (CNN) • February 13, 2016 (CBS) • February 6, 2016 (ABC) • January 28, 2016 (FNC) • January 14, 2016 (FBN) • December 15, 2015 (CNN) • November 10, 2015 (FBN) • October 28, 2015 (CNBC) • September 16, 2015 (CNN), Communications: Kristen Vonasek • Kayla Harris • Megan Brown • Mary Dunne • Sarah Groat • Heidi Jung Presidential election, 2016 - Google News, Ballot access for presidential candidates. Is this man Hillary Clinton's worst nightmare? John Kasich (R) Scott Walker (R), Joe Biden (D) In 2016, 12 states and two congressional districts were key to deciding the outcome of the presidential election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, former chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), announced on February 12, 2015, that Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, would host the convention during the week of July 25, 2016. Lincoln Chafee (D) Mike Pence (R) Martin O'Malley (D) George Pataki (R) View 2020 primary election results, interactive maps, poll information and candidate fundraising totals in each state and US territory. 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A fusion ticket is when a candidate or candidates are permitted more than one ballot line by being nominated by one or more third parties and permitting the votes on all lines to be added together for a single state total. Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. For more information, see Ballot access for presidential candidates. The maps below detail the election dates and candidate filing deadlines for the Democratic and Republican presidential primaries and caucuses in 2016. 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In order to get on the ballot, a candidate for president of the United States must meet a variety of complex, state-specific filing requirements and deadlines. [4], According to the National Journal, the initial list of possible host cities for the DNC were Birmingham, Alabama; Brooklyn, New York; Columbus, Ohio; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Phoenix, Arizona.[5]. [3] In electoral votes, that came to 159, more than half of the 270 votes needed to win an electoral college majority and become president. Lindsey Graham (R) Additionally, the system of awarding delegates in primaries was changed for primaries held before March 14, 2016. The results listed above are based on reports from state secretary of state offices and election boards. Bobby Jindal (R) Rick Santorum (R) Click the tiles below to learn more about the 2016 presidential candidates’ positions on foreign affairs and national security. Bobby Jindal (R) Join the hundreds of thousands of readers trusting Ballotpedia to keep them up to date with the latest political news. Those 21 electoral votes that separated Clinton and Trump might not sound all that significant, but they were. Click the tiles below to learn more about the 2016 presidential candidates’ positions on economic affairs and government regulations. Operations: Meghann Olshefski • Lauren Dixon • Kelly Rindfleisch • Sara Antel • Sara Horton. The pie chart below presents the total numbers and proportions for each delegate type at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. The Iowa Republican straw poll had been conducted since 1979. Ben Carson (R) For more information on the presidential contests in your state, please click on your state below: Click the state to learn more about its 2016 primary election or caucus. In the second set, we matched these same candidates in a series of three-way contests that also included former governor Gary Johnson. We tested six election scenarios. Throughout the 2016 presidential nominating cycle, the media covered Rule 40(b) of the Rules of the Republican Party as a potential game changer, suggesting that it could have single-handedly prevented some Republican presidential candidates from being able to be considered for the Republication nomination for president at the national convention in July 2016. The reason these states and two districts had so much sway in the 2016 presidential election was largely because most of the electoral college map was already set in place before any votes for president were cast, but the battleground states were still up for grabs. A large crowd of candidates will likely compete for the Democratic and Republican nominations. These are external links and will open in a new window. Here is a rundown of who is, was and might be. [2] A full list of these candidates and their parties and filing dates can be found here. Sign up for the Daily Brew. Who can serve on it? The Iowa Republican Party voted to end the Iowa Straw Poll on June 12, 2015. A lighter shade of red indicates a smaller number of delegates while a darker shade indicates a higher number. The following candidates ran for the office of President of the United States. The map below compares delegate counts by state, both as raw numbers and as percentages of the total delegation (hover over a state to see this information). We knew this because of these states' past election results, demographic trends, and polling data. Jim Gilmore (R) Rand Paul (R) Click here to learn more. The 2016 battleground states are highlighted on the map below in grey. In 2012, former Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) won the straw poll. 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