The 2016 Presidential Election: What Happened?


President-elect Donald J. Trump

How did he do it?
Written by: Ryan-Mae McAvoy

Ryan-May McAvoy explores how Mr. Trump won over the hearts, minds and votes of America.

Why did Donald Trump Win?

Democratic nominee Hillary Rodham-Clinton

How did she lose?
Written by: George Burns III

Most Democrats seemed sure that Hillary would become the first female president of the United States, only to realize that they were wrong.  What happened?  George explores this topic and revels a few things about this failed bid for the White House.

Why did Hillary lose?


Opinions from the other side

Ryan-Mae reacts to George's take on why Hillary Clinton lost the Presidential election

The Conservative Response - Why Hillary Lost

George reacts to Ryan-Mae's interpretation of how Donald Trump set himself on the path to become the 45th President of the United States.

The Liberal Response - Why Trump Won

Interested in learning more about the transition to the White House?  Check out our section on Donald Trump's cabinet selections here.