THE 2016 ELECTION: SIMPLIFIED

MUST KNOWS:

  • HILLARY CLINTON WON THE POPULAR VOTE WITH 65,853,516 (48.5%) WHILE DONALD TRUMP RECEIVED 62,984,825 (46.4%)

    • HILLIARY WON THE POPULAR VOTE WITH MORE THAN THREE MILLION VOTES, THE RECORD WON BY A LOSING CANDIDATE​

  • DONALD TRUMP CHOSE MIKE PENCE, THE FORMER INDIANA GOVERNOR, AS HIS RUNNING MATE

  • HILLARY CLINTON CHOSE TIM KAINE, ONE OF THE SENATORS FOR VIRGINIA

  • TRUMP USED THE SLOGAN "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN"

  • HILLARY USED THE SLOGAN "READY FOR CHANGE, READY TO LEAD" WITH HER SUPPORTERS OFTEN SAYING "I'M WITH HER"

RUSSIAN INTERFERENCE: 

  • IN 2017, THE OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE RELEASED A REPORT STATING THAT THE RUSSIANS INTERFERED
    WITH 2016 ​IN THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

  • THE REPORT STATED THAT THE RUSSIAN'S MOTIVE WAS TO "UNDERMIND PUBLIC FAITH IN THE U.S. DEMOCRATIC PROCESS, DENIGRATE SECRETARY
    CLINTON, AND HARM HER ELECTABILITY AND POTENTIAL PRESIDENCY." 

  • OFFICIALS WARN THAT THERE COULD BE SIMILAR INTERFERENCE IN THE UPCOMING 2020 ELECTION