Timeline of the 2016 United States presidential election

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Timeline of the 2016 United States presidential election

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The following is a timeline of major events leading up to, during, and after the 2016 United States presidential election. The election was the 58th quadrennial and most recent United States presidential election, held on November 8, 2016. The presidential primaries and caucuses were held between February 1 and June 14, 2016, staggered among the 50 states, Washington, D.C., and U.S. territories. The U.S. Congress certified the electoral result on January 6, 2017, and the new President and Vice President were inaugurated on January 20, 2017.

Physician and political activist Jill Stein

2014[edit]

November 2014[edit]

December 2014[edit]

2015[edit]

January 2015[edit]

February 2015[edit]

March 2015[edit]

April 2015[edit]

May 2015[edit]

June 2015[edit]

July 2015[edit]

August 2015[edit]

  • August 3 – First presidential forum, featuring 14 Republican candidates, was broadcast on C-SPAN from the New Hampshire Institute of Politics in Goffstown, New Hampshire[37]
  • August 4Fox News announced which 10 candidates were invited to the first official Republican debate[38]
  • August 6 – First official presidential debate, featuring 10 Republican candidates, is held in Cleveland, Ohio[38] Fox News includes the other seven Republican candidates in a separate debate held earlier on the same day
  • August 11Lawrence Lessig forms an exploratory committee for a possible run for president, stating that if he raised $1 million by Labor Day he would run [39]
  • August 16Andy Martin formally announces his candidacy for the presidential nomination of the Republican Party
  • August 22Jimmy McMillan formally announces his candidacy for the presidential nomination of the Republican Party

September 2015[edit]

  • September 6Lawrence Lessig, Harvard University law professor, formally announces his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination[40]
  • September 8John McAfee, antivirus software developer, formally announces his candidacy for president under the banner of the newly formed Cyber Party[41]
  • September 11Rick Perry formally withdraws his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination[42]
  • September 16 – Second Republican debate is held in Simi Valley, California[43]
  • September 21Scott Walker formally withdraws his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination[44]
  • September 30 – South Carolina finalizes ballot for primary; 15 Republican candidates qualify[45]

October 2015[edit]

  • October 13 – First Democratic debate is held in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Wynn Casino[46]
  • October 16Lawrence Lessig announces he is dropping his much-derided promise to resign after passing his signature legislation. He stated he would to serve a full term as president and would flesh out his policy agenda accordingly[47]
  • October 20Jim Webb formally withdraws his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination[48]
  • October 21 – Vice President Joe Biden announces that he will not run for president in 2016[49]
  • October 23Lincoln Chafee formally withdraws his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination[50]
  • October 28 – Third Republican debate is held in Boulder, Colorado at the University of Colorado[51]

November 2015[edit]

December 2015[edit]

  • December 3 – The Republican Jewish Coalition Presidential Candidates Forum is held in Washington, D.C.[64]
  • December 9Jimmy McMillan formally withdraws his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination[65]
  • December 15 – Fifth Republican debate is held in Las Vegas, Nevada[51]
  • December 19 – Third Democratic debate is held in Manchester, New Hampshire[51]
  • December 21Lindsey Graham formally withdraws his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination[66]
  • December 24John McAfee, antivirus software developer, formally announces his candidacy for the Libertarian presidential nomination[67]
  • December 29George Pataki formally withdraws his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination[68]

2016[edit]

January 2016[edit]

February 2016[edit]

March 2016[edit]

  • March 1Super Tuesday
    • Democratic primaries/caucuses:
      • Alabama Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[99]
      • Arkansas Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[99]
      • Colorado Democratic caucus won by Bernie Sanders[99]
      • Georgia Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[99]
      • Massachusetts Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[99]
      • Minnesota Democratic caucus won by Bernie Sanders[99]
      • Oklahoma Democratic primary won by Bernie Sanders[99]
      • Tennessee Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[99]
      • Texas Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[99]
      • Vermont Democratic primary won by Bernie Sanders[99]
      • Virginia Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[99]
    • Republican primaries/caucuses:
      • Alabama Republican primary won by Donald Trump[99]
      • Alaska Republican caucus won by Ted Cruz[99]
      • Arkansas Republican primary won by Donald Trump[99]
      • Georgia Republican primary won by Donald Trump[99]
      • Massachusetts Republican primary won by Donald Trump[99]
      • Minnesota Republican caucus won by Marco Rubio[99]
      • Oklahoma Republican primary won by Ted Cruz[99]
      • Tennessee Republican primary won by Donald Trump[99]
      • Texas Republican primary won by Ted Cruz[99]
      • Vermont Republican primary won by Donald Trump[99]
      • Virginia Republican primary won by Donald Trump[99]
  • March 3 – Eleventh Republican debate is held in Detroit, Michigan[100]
  • March 4Ben Carson formally withdraws his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination[101]
  • March 5
    • Democratic primaries/caucuses:
      • Kansas Democratic caucus won by Bernie Sanders[102]
      • Louisiana Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[102]
      • Nebraska Democratic caucus won by Bernie Sanders[102]
    • Republican primaries/caucuses:
      • Kansas Republican caucus won by Ted Cruz[102]
      • Kentucky Republican caucus won by Donald Trump[102]
      • Louisiana Republican primary won by Donald Trump[102]
      • Maine Republican caucus won by Ted Cruz[102]
  • March 6
  • March 8
    • Democratic primaries/caucuses:
      • Democratic Michigan primary won by Bernie Sanders[105]
      • Democratic Mississippi primary won by Hillary Clinton[105]
    • Republican primaries/caucuses:
      • Republican Michigan primary won by Donald Trump[105]
      • Republican Mississippi primary won by Donald Trump[105]
      • Hawaii Republican caucus won by Donald Trump[105]
      • Idaho Republican primary won by Ted Cruz[105]
  • March 9 – Eighth and final Democratic debate is held in Miami, Florida[106]
  • March 10
  • March 12
    • Democratic primaries/caucuses:
    • Republican primaries/caucuses:
      • Washington D.C. Republican caucus won by Marco Rubio[111]
      • Wyoming Republicans' county conventions are won by Ted Cruz[112]
      • Guam Republican caucus is held. Ted Cruz is awarded one delegate. The remaining eight delegates are uncommitted, pending a future meeting[113]
  • March 15
    • Democratic primaries/caucuses:
      • Florida Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[114]
      • Illinois Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[114]
      • Missouri Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[114]
      • North Carolina Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[114]
      • Ohio Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[114]
    • Republican primaries/caucuses:
      • Florida Republican primary won by Donald Trump[114]
      • Illinois Republican primary won by Donald Trump[114]
      • Missouri Republican primary won by Donald Trump[114]
      • North Carolina Republican primary won by Donald Trump[114]
      • Ohio Republican primary won by John Kasich[114]
      • Northern Marianas Republican caucus won by Donald Trump[115]
    • Marco Rubio formally withdraws his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination[116]
  • March 21
  • March 22
    • Democratic primaries/caucuses:
      • Arizona Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[118]
      • Idaho Democratic caucus won by Bernie Sanders[118]
      • Utah Democratic caucus won by Bernie Sanders[118]
    • Republican primaries/caucuses:
      • Arizona Republican primary won by Donald Trump[118]
      • Utah Republican caucus won by Ted Cruz[118]
      • American Samoa Republican caucus is held; Ted Cruz and Donald Trump respectively secure one delegate each, majority of delegates remain uncommitted.[119]
  • March 26
    • Democratic caucuses:
      • Washington Democratic caucus won by Bernie Sanders[120]
      • Alaska Democratic caucus won by Bernie Sanders[120]
      • Hawaii Democratic caucus won by Bernie Sanders[120]
  • March 29 – Republican town hall[121]

April 2016[edit]

  • April 1 – First ever nationally televised Libertarian presidential debate hosted by John Stossel airs on Fox Business Network (Part 1)[122]
  • April 2 – Delegate count at the North Dakota Republican State Convention is won by Ted Cruz[123]
  • April 5
    • Wisconsin Democratic primary won by Bernie Sanders[124]
    • Wisconsin Republican primary won by Ted Cruz[124]
  • April 8 – Part 2 of first ever nationally televised Libertarian presidential debate hosted by John Stossel airs on Fox Business Network
  • April 9 – Delegate count of the Colorado Republican convention is won by Ted Cruz[125]
  • April 9 – Wyoming Democratic caucus won by Bernie Sanders[126]
  • April 14 – Ninth Democratic debate is held in Brooklyn, New York[127]
  • April 19
    • New York Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[128]
    • New York Republican primary won by Donald Trump[128]
  • April 26
    • Democratic primaries/caucuses:
      • Connecticut Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[129]
      • Delaware Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[130]
      • Maryland Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[131]
      • Pennsylvania Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[132]
      • Rhode Island Democratic primary won by Bernie Sanders[133]
    • Republican primaries/caucuses:
      • Connecticut Republican primary won by Donald Trump[129]
      • Delaware Republican primary won by Donald Trump[130]
      • Maryland Republican primary won by Donald Trump[131]
      • Pennsylvania Republican primary won by Donald Trump[132]
      • Rhode Island Republican primary won by Donald Trump[133]

May 2016[edit]

  • May 3
    • Indiana Democratic primary won by Bernie Sanders[134]
    • Indiana Republican primary won by Donald Trump[134]
    • Ted Cruz formally withdraws his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination[135]
  • May 4John Kasich formally withdraws his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination[136]
  • May 7 – Guam Democratic caucuses won by Hillary Clinton[137]
  • May 10
    • Democratic primaries/caucuses:
      • West Virginia Democratic primary won by Bernie Sanders[138]
    • Republican primaries/caucuses:
      • West Virginia Republican primary won by Donald Trump[138]
      • Nebraska Republican primary won by Donald Trump[138]
  • May 12 – Second nationally televised Libertarian presidential debate airs on RT America.[139]
  • May 17
  • May 20 – Third nationally televised Libertarian presidential debate airs on TheBlaze.[141]
  • May 24 – Washington Republican primary won by Donald Trump[142]
  • May 26–30 – The Libertarian National Convention is held in Orlando, Florida. Gary Johnson is chosen as the party's presidential nominee and William Weld is chosen as the party's vice presidential nominee
  • May 26 – Donald Trump officially passes 1,237 pledged delegates, the minimum amount of delegates required to secure the 2016 Republican presidential nomination[143]

June 2016[edit]

  • June 4 – Virgin Islands Democratic caucuses won by Hillary Clinton[144]
  • June 5 – Puerto Rico Democratic caucuses won by Hillary Clinton
  • June 6 – Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton officially passes 2,383 pledged delegates, the minimum amount of delegates required to secure the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.[145]
  • June 7
    • Democratic primaries/caucuses
      • California Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[146]
      • Montana Democratic primary won by Bernie Sanders[146]
      • New Jersey Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[146]
      • New Mexico Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[146]
      • North Dakota Democratic caucus won by Bernie Sanders[146]
      • South Dakota Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[146]
    • Republican primaries/caucuses
      • California Republican primary won by Donald Trump[146]
      • Montana Republican primary won by Donald Trump[146]
      • New Jersey Republican primary won by Donald Trump[146]
      • New Mexico Republican primary won by Donald Trump[146]
      • South Dakota Republican primary won by Donald Trump[146]
  • June 9
  • June 14 – Washington, D.C. Democratic primary won by Hillary Clinton[148]
  • June 15Jill Stein reaches the necessary number of delegates for the Green nomination and becomes presumptive nominee
  • June 22 – Libertarian presidential town hall hosted and aired by CNN[149]

July 2016[edit]

August 2016[edit]

September 2016[edit]

  • September 7 – Arrest warrants are issued for Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein and running mate Ajamu Baraka for trespass and vandalism during a North Dakota protest.[161]
  • September 26 – First presidential general election debate between the two major candidates was held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. (The first debate was originally going to be held at Wright State University, but the location was changed due to rising security costs that were being incurred by the school.)[162][163] Hillary Clinton ends up taking the majority support after the debate.[164]

October 2016[edit]

November 2016[edit]

December 2016[edit]

  • December 19 – The electors of the Electoral College meet in their respective capitals and formally cast their ballots. Trump receives 304 electoral votes, Clinton receives 227. Seven faithless electors cast their votes for other candidates.[236]

2017[edit]

January 2017[edit]

Election results by state[edit]

Legend
States won by Clinton/Kaine
States won by Trump/Pence
EV Electoral votes
At-large results (for states that split electoral votes)
State or
district
Hillary Clinton
Democratic
Donald Trump
Republican
Gary Johnson
Libertarian
Jill Stein
Green
Evan McMullin
Independent
Others Margin Total
votes
Sources
Votes %
EV
Votes %
EV
Votes %
EV
Votes %
EV
Votes %
EV
Votes %
EV
Votes %
Ala. 729,547 34.36% 1,318,255 62.08% 9 44,467 2.09% 9,391 0.44% 21,712 1.02% 588,708 27.73% 2,123,372 [238]
Alaska 116,454 36.55% 163,387 51.28% 3 18,725 5.88% 5,735 1.80% 14,307 4.49% 46,933 14.73% 318,608 [239]
Ariz. 1,161,167 45.13% 1,252,401 48.67% 11 106,327 4.13% 34,345 1.33% 17,449 0.68% 1,476 0.06% 91,234 3.55% 2,573,165 [240]
Ark. 380,494 33.65% 684,872 60.57% 6 29,829 2.64% 9,473 0.84% 13,255 1.17% 12,712 1.12% 304,378 26.92% 1,130,635 [241]
Calif. 8,753,788 61.73% 55 4,483,810 31.62% 478,500 3.37% 278,657 1.96% 39,596 0.28% 147,244 1.04% −4,269,978 −30.11% 14,181,595 [242]
Colo. 1,338,870 48.16% 9 1,202,484 43.25% 144,121 5.18% 38,437 1.38% 28,917 1.04% 27,418 0.99% −136,386 −4.91% 2,780,247 [243]
Conn. 897,572 54.57% 7 673,215 40.93% 48,676 2.96% 22,841 1.39% 2,108 0.13% 508 0.03% −224,357 −13.64% 1,644,920 [244]
Del. 235,603 53.09% 3 185,127 41.72% 14,757 3.32% 6,103 1.37% 706 0.16% 1,518 0.34% −50,476 −11.37% 443,814 [245][246]
D.C. 282,830 90.48% 3 12,723 4.07% 4,906 1.57% 4,258 1.36% 6,551 2.52% −270,107 −86.78% 311,268 [247]
Fla. 4,504,975 47.82% 4,617,886 49.02% 29 207,043 2.20% 64,399 0.68% 25,736 0.28% 112,911 1.20% 9,420,039 [248]
Ga. 1,877,963 45.64% 2,089,104 50.77% 16 125,306 3.05% 7,674 0.19% 13,017 0.32% 1,668 0.04% 211,141 5.13% 4,114,732 [249][250]
Hawaii 266,891 62.22% 3 128,847 30.03% 15,954 3.72% 12,737 2.97% 4,508 1.05% 1 −138,044 −32.18% 428,937 [251]
Idaho 189,765 27.49% 409,055 59.26% 4 28,331 4.10% 8,496 1.23% 46,476 6.73% 8,132 1.18% 219,290 31.77% 690,255 [252]
Ill. 3,090,729 55.83% 20 2,146,015 38.76% 209,596 3.79% 76,802 1.39% 11,655 0.21% 1,627 0.03% −944,714 −17.06% 5,536,424 [253]
Ind. 1,033,126 37.91% 1,557,286 56.82% 11 133,993 4.89% 7,841 0.27% 2,712 0.10% 524,160 19.17% 2,734,958 [254]
Iowa 653,669 41.74% 800,983 51.15% 6 59,186 3.78% 11,479 0.73% 12,366 0.79% 28,348 1.81% 147,314 9.41% 1,566,031 [255]
Kan. 427,005 36.05% 671,018 56.65% 6 55,406 4.68% 23,506 1.98% 6,520 0.55% 947 0.08% 244,013 20.60% 1,184,402 [256]
Ky. 628,854 32.68% 1,202,971 62.52% 8 53,752 2.79% 13,913 0.72% 22,780 1.18% 1,879 0.10% 574,177 29.84% 1,924,149 [257]
La. 780,154 38.45% 1,178,638 58.09% 8 37,978 1.87% 14,031 0.69% 8,547 0.42% 9,684 0.48% 398,484 19.64% 2,029,032 [258]
Maine 357,735 47.83% 2 335,593 44.87% 38,105 5.09% 14,251 1.91% 1,887 0.25% 356 0.05% −22,142 −2.96% 747,927 [259][260]
ME-1 212,774 53.96% 1 154,384 39.15% 18,592 4.71% 7,563 1.92% 807 0.20% 209 0.05% −58,390 −14.81% 394,329
ME-2 144,817 40.98% 181,177 51.26% 1 19,510 5.52% 6,685 1.89% 1,080 0.31% 147 0.04% 36,360 10.29% 353,416
Md. 1,677,928 60.33% 10 943,169 33.91% 79,605 2.86% 35,945 1.29% 9,630 0.35% 35,169 1.26% −734,759 −26.42% 2,781,446 [261]
Mass. 1,995,196 60.01% 11 1,090,893 32.81% 138,018 4.15% 47,661 1.43% 2,719 0.08% 50,559 1.52% −904,303 −27.20% 3,325,046 [262]
Mich. 2,268,839 47.27% 2,279,543 47.50% 16 172,136 3.59% 51,463 1.07% 8,177 0.17% 19,126 0.40% 10,704 0.23% 4,799,284 [263]
Minn. 1,367,716 46.44% 10 1,322,951 44.92% 112,972 3.84% 36,985 1.26% 53,076 1.80% 51,113 1.74% −44,765 −1.52% 2,944,813 [264]
Miss. 485,131 40.11% 700,714 57.94% 6 14,435 1.19% 3,731 0.31% 5,346 0.44% 215,583 17.83% 1,209,357 [265]
Mo. 1,071,068 38.14% 1,594,511 56.77% 10 97,359 3.47% 25,419 0.91% 7,071 0.25% 13,177 0.47% 523,443 18.64% 2,808,605 [266]
Mont. 177,709 35.75% 279,240 56.17% 3 28,037 5.64% 7,970 1.60% 2,297 0.46% 1,894 0.38% 101,531 20.42% 497,147 [267][268]
Nebr. 284,494 33.70% 495,961 58.75% 2 38,946 4.61% 8,775 1.04% 16,051 1.90% 211,467 25.05% 844,227 [269]
NE-1 100,126 35.46% 158,626 56.18% 1 14,031 4.97% 3,374 1.19% 6,181 2.19% 58,500 20.72% 282,338
NE-2 131,030 44.92% 137,564 47.16% 1 13,245 4.54% 3,347 1.15% 6,494 2.23% 6,534 2.24% 291,680
NE-3 53,290 19.73% 199,657 73.92% 1 11,657 4.32% 2,054 0.76% 3,451 1.28% 146,367 54.19% 270,109
Nev. 539,260 47.50% 6 512,058 45.98% 37,384 3.29% 36,683 3.23% −27,202 −2.42% 1,125,385 [270]
N.H. 348,526 46.98% 4 345,790 46.61% 30,777 4.15% 6,496 0.88% 1,064 0.14% 11,643 1.24% −2,736 −0.37% 744,296 [271]
N.J. 2,148,278 55.45% 14 1,601,933 41.35% 72,477 1.87% 37,772 0.98% 13,586 0.35% −546,345 −14.10% 3,874,046 [272]
N.M. 385,234 48.26% 5 319,667 40.04% 74,541 9.34% 9,879 1.24% 5,825 0.73% 3,173 0.40% −65,567 −8.21% 798,319 [273]
N.Y. 4,556,124 59.01% 29 2,819,534 36.52% 176,598 2.29% 107,934 1.40% 10,373 0.13% 50,890 0.66% −1,736,590 −22.49% 7,721,453 [274]
N.C. 2,189,316 46.17% 2,362,631 49.83% 15 130,126 2.74% 12,105 0.26% 47,386 1.00% 173,315 3.66% 4,741,564 [275]
N.D. 93,758 27.23% 216,794 62.96% 3 21,434 6.22% 3,780 1.10% 8,594 2.49% 123,036 35.73% 344,360 [276]
Ohio 2,394,164 43.56% 2,841,005 51.69% 18 174,498 3.17% 46,271 0.84% 12,574 0.23% 27,975 0.51% 446,841 8.13% 5,496,487 [277]
Okla. 420,375 28.93% 949,136 65.32% 7 83,481 5.75% 528,761 37.08% 1,452,992 [278]
Ore. 1,002,106 50.07% 7 782,403 39.09% 94,231 4.71% 50,002 2.50% 72,594 3.63% −219,703 −10.98% 2,001,336 [279]
Pa. 2,926,441 47.46% 2,970,733 48.18% 20 146,715 2.38% 49,941 0.81% 6,472 0.11% 65,176 1.06% 44,292 0.72% 6,165,478 [280]
R.I. 252,525 54.41% 4 180,543 38.90% 14,746 3.18% 6,220 1.34% 516 0.11% 9,594 2.07% −71,982 −15.51% 464,144 [281]
S.C. 855,373 40.67% 1,155,389 54.94% 9 49,204 2.34% 13,034 0.62% 21,016 1.00% 9,011 0.43% 300,016 14.27% 2,103,027 [282]
S.D. 117,458 31.74% 227,721 61.53% 3 20,850 5.63% 4,064 1.10% 110,263 29.79% 370,093 [283]
Tenn. 870,695 34.72% 1,522,925 60.72% 11 70,397 2.81% 15,993 0.64% 11,991 0.48% 16,026 0.64% 652,230 26.01% 2,508,027 [284]
Texas 3,877,868 43.24% 4,685,047 52.23% 36 283,492 3.16% 71,558 0.80% 42,366 0.47% 8,895 0.10% 2 807,179 8.99% 8,969,226 [285]
Utah 310,676 27.46% 515,231 45.54% 6 39,608 3.50% 9,438 0.83% 243,690 21.54% 12,787 1.13% 204,555 18.08% 1,131,430 [286]
Vt. 178,573 56.68% 3 95,369 30.27% 10,078 3.20% 6,758 2.14% 639 0.20% 23,650 7.51% −83,204 −26.41% 315,067 [287]
Va. 1,981,473 49.73% 13 1,769,443 44.41% 118,274 2.97% 27,638 0.69% 54,054 1.36% 33,749 0.85% −212,030 −5.32% 3,984,631 [288]
Wash. 1,742,718 52.54% 8 1,221,747 36.83% 160,879 4.85% 58,417 1.76% 133,258 4.02% 4 −520,971 −15.71% 3,317,019 [289]
W.Va. 188,794 26.43% 489,371 68.50% 5 23,004 3.22% 8,075 1.13% 1,104 0.15% 4,075 0.57% 300,577 42.07% 714,423 [290]
Wis. 1,382,536 46.45% 1,405,284 47.22% 10 106,674 3.58% 31,072 1.04% 11,855 0.40% 38,729 1.30% 22,748 0.77% 2,976,150 [291]
Wyo. 55,973 21.63% 174,419 67.40% 3 13,287 5.13% 2,515 0.97% 9,655 3.73% 118,446 46.30% 255,849 [292]
Total 65,853,514 48.18% 227 62,984,828 46.09% 304 4,489,341 3.28% 1,457,218 1.07% 731,991 0.54% 1,154,084 0.84% 7 −2,868,686 −2.10% 136,669,276
Sources
Hillary Clinton
Democratic
Donald Trump
Republican
Gary Johnson
Libertarian
Jill Stein
Green
Evan McMullin
Independent
Others Margin Total
votes

Two states (Maine and Nebraska) allow for their electoral votes to be split between candidates. The winner within each congressional district gets one electoral vote for the district. The winner of the statewide vote gets two additional electoral votes.[293][294] Results are from the Associated Press.[295]

Election campaign 2016 candidate participation timeline[edit]

Candidate announcement and, if applicable, withdrawal dates are as follows:

John McAfeeEvan McMullin presidential campaign, 2016Darrell Castle presidential campaign, 2016Steve KerbelMarc Allan FeldmanRhett SmithAustin PetersenJohn McAfeeGary Johnson presidential campaign, 2016William KremlKent MesplaySedinam CurryDarryl CherneyElijah ManleyJill Stein presidential campaign, 2016Jim Webb presidential campaign, 2016Lincoln Chafee presidential campaign, 2016Lawrence Lessig presidential campaign, 2016Martin O'Malley presidential campaign, 2016Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, 2016Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, 2016Rick Perry presidential campaign, 2016Scott Walker presidential campaign, 2016Bobby Jindal presidential campaign, 2016Lindsey Graham presidential campaign, 2016George Pataki presidential campaign, 2016Mike Huckabee presidential campaign, 2016Rick Santorum presidential campaign, 2016Rand Paul presidential campaign, 2016Chris Christie presidential campaign, 2016Carly Fiorina presidential campaign, 2016Jim Gilmore presidential campaign, 2016Jeb Bush presidential campaign, 2016Ben Carson presidential campaign, 2016Marco Rubio presidential campaign, 2016Ted Cruz presidential campaign, 2016John Kasich presidential campaign, 2016Donald Trump presidential campaign, 2016

See also[edit]

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