The 2016 Election: A Look Back

Posted by on Nov 8, 2016 in Current Events
This combination of photos shows supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Tempe, Ariz., on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, and supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Baton Rouge, La., on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. Ross D. Franklin, Gerald Herbert/AP Images. www.apimages.com.

This combination of photos shows supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Tempe, Ariz., on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, and supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Baton Rouge, La., on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. Ross D. Franklin, Gerald Herbert/AP Images. www.apimages.com.

This week, over on the Election Central Web site we take a look at the main events of this election season.

The 2016 presidential election season has been unprecedented in many ways. First and foremost, it marks the first time in U.S. history when a woman has been a major party’s candidate. It is also the first election to be heavily influenced by social media, and early voting has seen record-setting turnout. Below, we take a look at some of the major milestones along the way of this exciting, and often contentious, election.

To learn more, click here to visit the Election Central Web site.

Credit: McGraw-Hill Education

Credit: McGraw-Hill Education