2016 Race to the White House

March 24, 2016
The presidential election is heating up
DEMOCRATIC PARTY
  • The two remaining candidates for the party are Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
  • During the last Democratic debate, Hillary and Bernie focused their attention on immigration reform, health care, Cuba, and criticizing Donald Trump.
  • Hillary has won 12 and Bernie has won 9 state caucuses and primaries, with over half to go.
REPUBLICAN PARTY • The four remaining candidates for the party are Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and John Kasich. • There were two recent Republican debates. The first was filled with name-calling and bickering, while the second got back to the topic of how the candidates would lead the country. • Ben Carson and Chris Christie have both endorsed (or declared support for) Donald Trump, while Carly Fiorina has endorsed Ted Cruz.

Update April 2016:

  • Republican party’s Marco Rubio dropped out of the presidential race, but has made a surprising move of trying to keep all of the delegate votes that he won.

    Update May 2016:

    • The Republican Party’s Ted Cruz and John Kasich dropped out of the presidential race.

      Update June 2016:

      • Although Bernie Sanders is not  officially out of the presidential race, he has met with Hillary Clinton and they have vowed to work together to beat Donald Trump.

      Update July 2016:

      • Donald Trump has chosen Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate (or Vice President if he wins).
      • Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announces that he will support Hillary Clinton in her race to be the next President of the United States.

    Update August 2016:

    • Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as his running mate (or Vice President if she wins).