% of voters, 50 %, 52 Republican Sen. John McCain on Tuesday warned against any attempt to reboot U.S.-Russia relations under Donald Trump's presidency. USA 2016 Presidential Election by County USA 2016 Presidential Election by county. % of voters, 23 %, 45 United States Presidential Election of 2016, American presidential election held on November 8, 2016, in which Republican Donald Trump lost the popular vote to Democrat Hillary Clinton by more than 2.8 million votes but won 30 states and the decisive electoral college with 304 electoral votes to Clinton’s 227 and thus became the 45th president of the United States. Full results by state for the 2016 presidential election and electoral vote count. %, 36 In Democratic primaries Sanders also rode antiestablishment sentiment, leading to grassroots victories in 23 states and 43 percent of the Democratic primary vote. "I work very closely with Steve Bannon, he's been the general of this campaign, and frankly, people should look at the full resume," Conway told reporters Monday. % of voters, 48 ICYMI: My report on @realdonaldtrump and @mike_pence about to receive the first Presidential Daily Briefing or PDB https://t.co/RTWPRlu9SI. Trump has called Romney a loser and said he "choked like a dog" during his 2012 bid against President Obama. %, 64 New York Sen. Chuck Schumer was easily elected by his caucus to lead Senate Democrats for the next two years and Republicans unanimously re-elected Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky to serve as Majority Leader. "At the very least, the price of another 'reset' would be complicity in Putin and Assad's butchery of the Syrian people. %, 11 President Obama on Thursday said he is "cautiously optimistic" about Donald Trump's presidency once the reality of his immense responsibilities sets in. % of voters, 25 The president's choice had come under significant scrutiny in recent days, with many former intelligence officials expressing concern that Ratcliffe might politicize the job. % of voters, 38 %, 13 By signing up for this email, you are agreeing to news, offers, and information from Encyclopaedia Britannica. "At the very least, the price of another 'reset' would be complicity in Putin and Assad's butchery of the Syrian people.". Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, 2016 U.S. presidential election. Results of the U.S. presidential election, 2016. Former Maryland Gov. Do you think Hillary Clinton has the temperament to serve effectively as president? Putin and Trump spoke after his victory last week. %, 4 Even when he outraged many observers by insulting rival Carly Fiorina’s physical appearance, Trump refused to apologize. %, 3 President-elect Donald Trump and Mike Pence are expected to receive their first President's Daily Briefing on Tuesday at Trump Tower in New York, sources tell NBC News. %, 59 The “laid-back” Bush had no effective comeback for Trump’s accusation that he was “low energy,” and he was among the early primary dropouts. %, 31 Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Fountain Hills, Arizona, March 2016. Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? % of voters, 33 And some, I assume, are good people”) alienated Latino voters. % of voters, 90 % of voters, 47 % of voters, 45 % of voters, 28 Schumer and McConnell Elected Senate Leaders, Trump, Pence Expected To Receive Daily Briefing Tuesday, Conway Defends Bannon's White House Appointment. Bannon's former news site has been closely associated with the "alt-right" movement, which has been criticized for promoting white nationalism. 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. %, 14 % of voters, 21 "He's got a Harvard business degree, he's a naval officer, he has success in entertainment, I don't know if you're aware of that, and he certainly was a Goldman Sachs managing partner. "While I'm grateful to the supportive friends who have urged me to consider running for DNC Chair, I will not be seeking our Party's Chairmanship. Candidates for the 2016 Republican U.S. presidential nomination: (top row, left to right) Ted Cruz, Ben Carson, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, and Rand Paul; (bottom row, left to right) Scott Walker, Chris Christie, Donald Trump, Mike Huckabee, and John Kasich. %, 14 The United States presidential election of 2016 was the 58th quadrennial American presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. "With the U.S. presidential transition underway, Vladimir Putin has said in recent days that he wants to improve relations with the United States. Find the latest news, photos and videos from the 2020 United States presidential election. Remarks that he made about Mexican immigrants (“They’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime. %, 46 Senator from Virginia Tim Kaine. Do you think the condition of the nation's economy is: Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation: Do you think things in this country today are: Do you expect life for the next generation of Americans to be: How confident are you that votes in your state will be counted accurately? Cruz won several additional states, mostly lower-turnout caucus battles. And we’re gonna make America great again!” “Make America Great Again” became the oft-repeated slogan of Trump’s campaign. Republican prospects appeared so promising that an unprecedented 17 presidential candidates, many of them successful governors or senators, threw their hats into the ring, guaranteeing a complicated winnowing-down process. %, 18 %, 6 %, 25 Later that month the DNC, officially neutral in the primary, was rocked by the release of nearly 20,000 hacked e-mails by WikiLeaks, a shadowy whistle-blowing “media organization.” The e-mails showed DNC officials tilting toward Clinton and ridiculing Sanders’s campaign. When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election? Do you think Donald Trump is qualified to serve as president? Omissions? %, 18 Do you think the presidential candidates are qualified to serve as president? Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox. Clinton’s ultimate success was guaranteed by Democratic Party rules that allocated some 15 percent of convention delegates to be “superdelegates” (prominent members of the party, members of the Democratic National Committee [DNC], and major elected officeholders), who were not chosen through the primary and caucus process and who overwhelmingly backed Clinton. %, 44 % of voters, 3 In your vote for president, how would you rate the importance of the presidential debates? "I do not know Steve. ", Trump's Inaugural Committee Yet to on Decide Lobbyist Ban, Obama 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Trump Presidency, Joe Biden Welcomes Mike Pence to VP Residence, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Visits Trump Tower, Sens. %, 17 In today's election for U.S. House of Representatives, did you just vote for. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her former rival Bernie Sanders campaigning together, September 2016. %, 71 % of voters, 62 %, 35 %, 34 % of voters, 40 Clinton’s campaign featured superior organization and fund-raising—and almost every election-eve poll pointed to a comfortable victory for her—but Trump’s anti-Washington appeal to white working-class voters outside major cities in pivotal manufacturing states proved to be the key factor in what several publications called “the most stunning upset in American history.” The election of an outsider with no political job experience represented a major repudiation of business as usual by both parties in Washington, D.C. At various times Trump blamed party establishments for costly intervention in foreign conflicts, the widening gap between the rich and the poor, stagnant real wages, excessive political correctness, and failure to enforce immigration laws. A profile of key demographics in the 2016 vote. % of voters, 41 Have you ever served in the U.S. military? Presidential results are updated as of Feb. 2017. The committee also entertained no sponsorship agreements. %, 5 An announcement could come out as early as tomorrow but more likely next week the sources said. De Blasio also said he expressed concerns over Trump's decision to appoint former Breitbart News head Steve Bannon to a top White House post. Bypassing traditional information sources by use of social media, including his personal Twitter account, Trump often set the agenda for coverage of his campaign. The president added that he "wouldn't advise" those opposed to Trump to be silent or stop protesting, but said the election should be an important reminder about the importance of voting. Trump endorsed Romney during his campaign four years ago. % of voters, 36 The law allows unlimited contributions from corporations and U.S. permanent residents. % of voters, 37 He ridiculed opponents in both parties—often in personal terms that were widely viewed as politically incorrect—and made inflated promises and statements whose likelihood or veracity was questioned by major media. %, 21 %, 8 This map shows the winner of the popular vote in each state for the 2016 presidential election. %, 33 The DNC needs a Chair who can do the job fully and with total impartiality. Full results by state for the 2016 presidential election and electoral vote count. % of voters, 20 Full results by state for the 2016 presidential election and electoral vote count. He had never held elective office and appeared out of sync with the party’s conservative base. Trump’s use of personal invective was, at times, devastating. %, 91 "I let him know that so many New Yorkers were fearful, and that more has to be done to show that this country can heal and that people be respected," de Blasio told reporters following the meeting. The Philippine presidential and vice presidential elections of 2016 were held on Monday, May 9, 2016, as part of the 2016 general election. % of voters, 54 Black Friday Sale! If Hillary Clinton is elected president, would you feel: If Donald Trump is elected president, would you feel: Does Hillary Clinton's use of private email while secretary of state bother you: Does Donald Trump's treatment of women bother you: Regardless of how you voted today, who would be a better commander in chief? Test your knowledge of U.S. presidents and first ladies with this in-depth quiz. % of voters, 32 Please select which sections you would like to print: Corrections? %, 82 % of voters, 55 Includes 2016 Races for President, Senate, House, Governor and Key Ballot Measures. % of voters, 49 %, 40 Government should do more to solve problems, Government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals. % of voters, 34 %, 5 Barack Obama had presided over eight years of steady economic expansion following the 2008 worldwide financial meltdown, but many new jobs were not full-time, and the recovery was slow by historical standards. United States Presidential Election of 2016, American presidential election held on November 8, 2016, in which Republican Donald Trump lost the popular vote to Democrat Hillary Clinton by more than 2.8 million votes but won 30 states and the decisive electoral college with 304 electoral votes to Clinton’s 227 and thus became the 45th president of the United States. Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will meet with President-elect Donald Trump this weekend, NBC News confirms. The Democratic mayor, who supported Hillary Clinton, said he and Trump discussed topics like immigration, Wall Street reform, taxes and the Republican's rhetoric. Some Republicans leaders have struggled to defend Bannon's past work. The 2016 United States presidential election in Wisconsin was held on November 8, 2016, as part of the 2016 United States presidential election. In 2012, President Obama loosened those restrictions and allowed for contributions from corporations but not from lobbyists or super PACs. Do you think Donald Trump has the temperament to serve effectively as president? % of voters, 30 In 2016, Donald J. Trump won the Electoral College with 304 votes compared to 227 votes for Hillary Clinton. Trump was a onetime supporter of abortion rights who had only recently changed his views, and he openly acknowledged having made campaign contributions to Democrats to buy political influence. How often do you attend religious services? He frequently communicated spontaneously and instinctively—not to mention emotionally—without apparent benefit of in-depth calculation or staff advice, and he often later modified or even contradicted previous positions without being penalized by supporters. I do not know what he has said," House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters Monday. %, 27 The inaugural committee is tasked with raising money for the inauguration beyond what the government allows. The former Massachusetts governor began to repair the relationship last week by calling to congratulate Trump on his surprise win. % of voters, 60 Bush and George W. Bush and large donors to their campaigns. % of voters, The balls in his court, people in this city and all over the country are looking to see what he's going to do, The Obama Administration's last attempt at resetting relations with Russia culminated in Putin's invasion of Ukraine and military intervention in the Middle East," McCain said. He called for a ban on Muslim immigration. %, 82 "I know that people weren't prepared for us to win, and so they're reaching around to find extreme examples," she added. %, 26 %, 7 Should most illegal immigrants working in the United States be: Offered a chance to apply for legal status. %, 10 US Election 2016 Results Overview. In 2008, President-elect Barack Obama placed a $50,000 limit on individual donors and banned contributions from lobbyists, corporations and super PACs. % of voters, 9 Did Trump win 304 or 306 electoral votes? "The balls in his court, people in this city and all over the country are looking to see what he's going to do," de Blasio said. Moreover, Democrats seemed likely to put forward an uninspiring candidate. Schumer, who is set to replace retiring Sen. Harry Reid, will spearhead the party's messaging and policy priorities in the first two years of a Donald Trump administration. With Chinese, Russian, and Iranian influence surging, the U.S. appeared to be in retreat from its traditional foreign policy dominance. Three members of the inaugural committee, which is stacked with Trump's and Vice Preisdent-elect Mike Pence's top donors and fundraisers, told NBC News that a decision hasn't yet been made on whether restrictions will be placed on the amount a person could give to or if a ban on lobbyists or corporations would be instituted. % of voters, 44 The data for the results on this site are reported by the Associated Press through the week of Nov. 8, 2016. Do you think the presidential candidates are honest and trustworthy? %, 95 Russia on Tuesday launched a major military offensive in Syria where Putin is backing Syrian President Bashar Assad. Hillary Clinton: 232 electoral votes 232. % of voters, 87 I like my candidate but with reservations. Trump won states (and one … %, 30 Use it as a starting point to create your own 2020 presidential election forecast. Brilliant tactician.". New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio visited Trump Tower on Wednesday for what he described as a "candid and substantive dialogue" with President-elect Donald Trump. %, 73 %, 37 Even as aides and advisers urged caution, Trump was unpredictable and rarely scripted. Does anyone in your household belong to a labor union? %, 35 They’re rapists. Polls Closing: 11:00 PM ET. Is this the first time you have ever voted? % of voters, 56 Do you think the presidential candidates have the temperament to serve effectively as president? Outgoing Pres. %, 29 Alaska. The tumultuous, abrasive 2016 campaign defied established political norms. Trump has designated retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn and son-in-law Jared Kushner as his staff level companions for such briefings, however, Kushner does not have any clearance. Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? %, 24 Visit Decision 2016 at NBCNews.com for the latest news about the 2016 election, including debates, polls, and results. Trump’s initial decision to run was greeted with derision by some GOP strategists. %, 31 By contrast, with her mainstream credentials burnished by four years as Obama’s secretary of state, Clinton enjoyed solid backing from the Democratic establishment. It contains more sensitive information than the briefings provided to the candidates during the presidential campaign. %, 15 POLITICO's Live 2016 Alabama Election Results and Maps by State, County and District. Dataset Identifier usa-2016-presidential-election-by-county@public. He employed unscripted humour, telling one rally, “We’re gonna win, win, win! %, 16 It also pays for balls, parties and events surrounding the event. Sanders conceded the nomination in early July, largely unifying party support behind Clinton. Visit Decision 2016 at NBCNews.com for the latest news about the 2016 election, including debates, polls, and results. Are you gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender? Updates? Do you think Hillary Clinton is honest and trustworthy? %, 39 R Winner D. Trump. Save 50% off a Britannica Premium subscription and gain access to exclusive content. Throughout the campaign, Trump spoke highly of Russian President Vladimir Putin and said he would improve relations between the two countries. Trump soon emerged at the top of the crowded GOP field, however, thanks to a brash antiestablishment style that proved irresistible to cable-television news outlets and magnetized middle-income voters. 270 to win. Trump won Florida, Rubio’s home state, and Cruz withdrew in early May, effectively ceding the nomination to Trump.