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This guide contains information about American and international governments and elections.


This guide presents selected material on the 2016 Presidential campaign. For general information about Government Information, or for Georgia-specific election information, see the other pages of this research guide. Also, visit the Government Documents research guide for other areas of government information. 

Presidential & Vice-Presidential Candidates

Presidential Candidate Vice-President  Party
Donald J. Trump (winner) Mike Pence Republican (GOP)
Hillary Clinton Tim Kaine Democrat
Jill Stein Ajamu Baraka Green Party
Gary Johnson Bill Weld  Libertarian

Documentaries About 2016 Presidential Election

Before and After the 2016 Presidential Election


2016 Primaries

Select Republican Candidates

There were over 20 Republican candidates who started out in the 2016 primary elections. Below are the candidates that polled the highest.  

Democratic Candidates

Selected News Articles Related To 2016 Primary Races

National Journal Daily - May 12, 2015

Hill - June 15, 2016


The Electoral Map

Popular Vote Totals

How Georgia Voted



Divided States of America Part 1 - PBS

Divided States of America Part 2 - PBS

Selected Committee Reports

U.S House of Representatives

Oversight of the report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election: former Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller, III: hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, first session, July 24, 2019.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary, author.
Washington: U.S. Government Publishing Office 2020

U.S. Senate

The Muller Report


Report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election: submitted pursuant to 28 C.F.R. §600.8(c)

Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller, III.

Congressional Testimony


Books on the 2016 Presidential Election - CSU Only

Documentation, Charts, and Web Sources

Documents of recent presidential elections