United States presidential election, 2016
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  President Mitt Hillary Clinton portrait
Nominee Mitt Romney Hillary Clinton
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Massachusetts New York
Running mate Paul Ryan Mark Warner
Electoral vote 317 221
States carried 35 15+C.C.
Popular vote 65,391,875 60,004,262
Percentage 50.4% 45.8%

2016 US presidential election resultsz

Blue denotes states won by Clinton/Kaine;
Red denotes states won by Trump/Pence

President before election

Mitt Romney

Elected President

Mitt Romney

The United States presidential election of 2016 was the 58th quadrennial American presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.


Republican candidates

Romney faced no challenge from any major candidate as his approval ratings proved solid.

Democratic candidates

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