U.S. Presidential Elections - Background Information by History.com
 

2016 Election Year


(Politico) Schedule: State-by-State Elections

Fall 2016: Presidential Debate Schedule & Moderators

Election Day: November 8, 2016
 

Presidential Primary Elections/Caucuses
 

History Channel VIDEO: The history of the election process

Politico: 2016 State by state party presidential stats
VoteSmart.Org: Explains how this process works
Journalist's Resource: Voter participation historically
 

2016 Results: Republicans

Donald J. Trump wins Republican Party nomination.

 

2016 Results: Democrats

Hillary Rodham-Clinton wins Democratic Party nomination.
 



5 Lessons learned this primary season - ABC News

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Major Political Party Conventions
Summer 2016


 

Republican Party (GOP or "Grand Old Party) Convention: July 25th - 28th in Cleveland, Oh.

 

At the GOP Convention

Melania Trump's
Speech - Intro by
Donald Trump
Video

Charges of


Patricia Smith
Mother of Benghazi
bombing victim -
Blames Hillary Clinton

Video

 


Video

Booed for not


 

 


Media Analysis

 

Text of Speech

Fact Checking: Donald Trump's
Convention Acceptance Speech:

NPR
Washington Post
PolitiFact
TIME
ABC News
CBS News
CNN
NBC News
Local: NBC Bay Area
             NBC Philadelphia

Vanity Fair

 

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Post Republican Convention

Media Reactions:

Not Good Reality TV - USA Today
'Trump' Tone Dark  -  NY Times
Chaotic Convention - Portland Press Herald
Analysis by Media Matters

Video: Odd Moments @ RNC Convention
 

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Google Search Information
After the Republican Convention:

 

Donald Trump gets a polling bump after
the Republican National Convention

Time Magazine

 


Democratic Party Convention: July 25th - 28th in Philadelphia, PA.

 

Pre-Convention

Hillary Clinton picks her
VP running mate



Tim Kaine's Response

 

2016 Democratic Convention
 

Michelle Obama's
2016 Convention Speech

Video

 

Former NYC Mayor
Michael Bloomberg Speech

Video

 

Tim Kaine's
VP Acceptance Speech

Video

 

President Bill Clinton's
2016 Convention Speech

Video


Vice-President Joe Biden's
2016 Convention Speech

Video

President Obama's
2016 Convention Speech

Video


Historic Date: July 28, 2016
1st Woman Presidential Nominee by a major party.

 

Media Analysis

Fact Checking: Hillary Clinton's
Acceptance Speech:

NPR
Associated Press
Politico
NY Times
CNBC.com
PolitiFact
The Guardian
Oregon Live
MSNBC
NBC News
Bloomberg News
Naked Truth
CNN
Fox News (Video)

 


After his convention speech, the
Democratic presidential nominee
joined the Mr. Obama on stage.

 

 


 

Register to Vote in California
Deadline - October 24, 2016

 

 

 

DEBATE SCHEDULE - FALL 2016

Sept. 26 Presidential debate at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio

Oct. 4 Vice presidential debate at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia

Oct. 9 Presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis

Oct. 19 Presidential debate at University of Nevada-Las Vegas

 

 

 

Nov. 8 Election Day (nationwide)

January 20, 2017 - Inauguration Day 



The new president is sworn in at the Capitol in Washington D.C.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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