Analysis Of Donald Trump 's Presidential Election

1242 Words Oct 25th, 2016 5 Pages
Once a candidate becomes a party’s official nominee the general election race begins. However, if there is a presumptive nominee before their convention they will usually begin their general campaign. Becoming an official nominee is a very big process and takes months, even years. For example, Donald Trump’s process to becoming the Republican nominee began about twenty months before the election. It began in March 2015 when he formed an exploratory committee. Then, in June 2015, Trump announced his candidacy for president. He then began debating, fundraising, endorsements seeking, and other nomination seeking acts. He also assembled his campaign and set up ground operations to get on states ballots. In February 2016, the first primary elections began. After losing the first primary in Iowa, Donald Trump won the New Hampshire primary. With this he began winning delegates. Finally, in May 2016, Trump, secured over 1237 delegates and became the presumptive nominee. Lastly, in July 2016, he officially became the Republican nominee, with four months till election day. While Clinton formally announced her candidacy around the same time as Trump, her run was planned and anticipated since her failed 2008 campaign.
Despite the differences between the Republican Party and Democratic Party, they both desire the same outcome of their own nominating process. Briefly, the both desire a candidate who can win and represents their core stances, goals, and values. First, if either party…
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