The 2016 presidential election had been a contentious one even before the primaries began. A divide within parties and between the public grew increasingly evident over the past year, ultimately leading to a candidate with no prior political experience beating out a candidate with forty-plus years on her resume. Scandals plagued both campaigns, however, polls and positive media coverage stayed firmly in Hillary Clinton’s favor throughout the duration of the election process with Donald Trump even claiming that the polls were “rigged” and the media was biased. While the veracity of these claims cannot be verified, today we know that the polls were wrong and the media that all but handed the election to Clinton were wrong as well. So how did Trump, someone many said would need a miracle to make it to the White House, beat all the odds and his seemingly strong opponent to become President? Though pundits are still struggling to understand it, the rise of Donald Trump shouldn’t have surprised anyone. For the pioneering German sociologist Max Weber, it would have been entirely predictable, a classic example of the politics of charisma.
The famous billionaire and real-estate developer Donald Trump announced his running on the Republican ticket for the 2016 presidential elections on June 16, 2015. Currently in the race, Trump is leading the Republican polls with sixty-seven delegates on board. Ted Cruz is falling in second with only eleven delegates. Seventy-four percent of voters believe that Trump will be nominated as the Republican candidate. About twenty-three percent of voters believe that he will be elected as the next 2016 president. Donald Trump’s success has followed him from the beginning.
Donald Trump is a very successful business man that is just trying his hand in politics this election. He was born in Queens, New York on the fourteenth of June in 1946 and later graduated business school at the Warton School of Finance. Other than the acting chairman and president of his own organization, Trump has become a successful author of over 15 bestselling books including “The Art of the Deal.” He is also an Emmy nominee for his show “The Apprentice” which coined the phrase “you’re fired!”(“About Donald J. Trump”). Though he may not have much governing experience, he sure has gotten a lot
He then began to turn his attention to politics. Trump lacks political experience and a political background. In June of 2015 he announced his candidacy for president. He ran as a Republican. He won majority of the primaries and caucuses. He began as an official republican candidate for the presidency on June 19, 2016.
Trump’s win was mainly because he appealed more with white working class voters in the Pennsylvania and the Midwest. Trumps speeches where very relatable to these voters. No matter what he spoke on. Whether it was on hoe America trades and spends money outside the U.S versus spending our money with our people, Hillary’s venal actions within her
On June 16, 2015 Donald Trump officially announced that he was running for president of the United States. With his solange being “ Make America Great Again”. Trump is a republican and is a supporter of the Republican Party. His political stand point is often not looked positively throughout society. A republican is someone who believes that every person is responsible for their own self within their surroundings. They are opposite of the democrat party. The democrats are basically the people who supported slavery oppose to the republicans who did not. Both sides have many different opinions on the government. From taxes, social issues, free trade and labor laws, health care, and etc. Trump 's vision for america is way different than our current president Barack Obama.
On November 8, 2016 the US election took place. The two front runners, the Democratic nominee Hilary Clinton and the Republican nominee, Donald Trump went neck to neck in the presidential race. On this frightening night, millions of people watched America’s worst nightmare unfold right in front of their own eyes. Donald J. Trump the islamophobic, xenophobic, misogynistic, homophobic, sexist, racist bigot defeated Hilary Clinton and became the 45th President of the United States of America. Donald Trump shouldn’t have even been nominated to run for president.
In 2016 Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in the presidential race to become the president of the united states. Including the likes of Zachary Taylor, Ulysses S. Grant, Herbert Hoover, and Dwight D. Eisenhower, Donald Trump is one of five presidents that has never been elected to public office before becoming President. Instead, Donald Trump gained majority of his notoriety for being a businessman, real estate developer, and former reality tv star. During his presidential race, it was clear the Donald Trump would be like no other president. During the elections
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On the morning of November 9, 2016 the great citizens of this country discovered that Donald J. Trump won presidential election. His win would set off a firestorm of protests against his victory and against the archaic process that carried Trump to victory; the Electoral College. However, what followed was people from all over complaining about how Trump won the Electoral College and how come if Clinton won the popular vote that she didn’t become the first woman president. In my quest to understand the voting process, I learned there are many people that find the whole election process to complicated and are not even the slightest bit interested in learning what part the people play in electing the president.
On June 16, 2015, Trump announced candidacy in the 2016 presidential election, saying “I am officially running for president of the United States, and we are going to make our country great again.” (Diamond) In his speech, he also furthered this
George Bush carried the Southern states and also secured wins in Ohio, Indiana, most of the rural Midwestern farming states, most of the Rocky Mountain states, and Alaska. Al Gore balanced Bush by winning most of the Northeastern United States, most of the Upper Midwest, and all of the Pacific Coast states of Washington, Oregon, and California, and even carried Hawaii. Wisconsin and Iowa, were extremely close; however it was the state of Florida that would decide the winner of the election. As the final national results were tallied the following morning, George Bush had clearly won a total of 246 electoral votes, while Gore had won 255 votes. 270 votes were needed to win. Mathematically, Florida's 25 electoral votes became the key to an election
According to the article, President-elect Trump won Tuesday’s night Presidential Election. First, Donald Trump won because he was helped by a depressed voter turnout, which always helps Republicans. Second, Hillary Clinton received the most votes in the presidential election, a higher percentage than Richard Nixon received in 1968, and Bill Clinton in 1992 but does not mean she won the whole election. Finally, another reason why Trump won is because prices for Obamacare increased substantially in some key states, including Arizona, just weeks before the election. This happened on Elecetion Day after results were officialy
Thesis: Donald Trump has been able to run such a successful presidential campaign as a result of the evolution of the GOP and his clever tactics throughout the race, however if he does get the nomination, then the results would be devastating for the republican party because they would be almost guaranteed to lose the general election and it could even result in the downfall of their party, but in the end, the most interesting thing about Donald Trump’s campaign is how it has shown us just how divided this country is.
Trump’s victory surprised many experts and pollsters who had predicted Clinton would come out on top. The results of the election poll also favored Clinton. She won that vote 6,893 to 3,540. One of Trump’s main challenges was to persuade voters that he has the attitude, knowledge, and judgment to be president. He was able to attract more than enough voters to his side. However, Clinton appeared to have won the