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Presidential Race 2016

This LibGuide brings together important sites of current information regarding the United States of America 2016 Presidential race

Current President of the United States of America

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President Barack H. Obama is the 44th and  current President of the United States of America. He was elected to two four year terms, 2008 - 20012 and 2012 - 2016. His last full day in office as President  will be  January 19, 2017. On the following day at noon, January 20, 2017, a newly elected  President of the United States of America will take the Oath of Office for the  2016 - 2020 term .

President Elect of the United States of America

Donald J. Trump Wins

Donald J. Trump won the November 8th,  2016 United States Presidential Election. He  is a  70 year old real-estate developer who has never held an elected office.  He ran against  Hillary R. Clinton, former first lady, former senator from the state of New York, and former Secretary of State. He takes office officially on January 20, 2017 as the 45th President of the United States of America. He won with 279 Electoral votes against Hillary R. Clinton's 228 electoral votes. (New York Times, Election 2016) 

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Major Candidates

2016 Presidential Candidates

Presidential Candidates Invited to Debate 

(Strike-thru indicates candidates who have suspended their bid for the  2016 Presidential nomination  )

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Democratic Candidates:

Delegate Count: 2016 Election

The process to select the person who will become the Democratic and Republican candidate for the Presidency of the United States has begun. The candidate that is awarded the largest number of delegates from each caucus or primary vote generally becomes their party’s nomination. Click the link below after each primary or caucus date for a complete delegate counts. 


2016 Primary Delegate Count