2016 Distilled

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Poll Tracker

Click on the names of presidential candidates to see the percentage of likely primary voters who've supported them over time

In Partnership with: Real Clear Politics

Bill Clinton's Lapse Into Trumpism

In his convention speech, he suggested that Muslims need to earn the rights that all other Americans enjoy.

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State & Local

The Republicans Who Are Staying Home From Trump’s Convention

Excuses include “I've got to mow my lawn” and “I’ve got to really do my hair that week.”

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Media Mentions

Who's been discussed on cable-news networks in the last 15 days

Source: GDELT project

The Delegate Count

To win the nomination, candidates must secure a majority of the delegates to their party's national convention.


The Blurred Lines of Gerrymandering

What is the difference between civil redistricting and intentional disenfranchisement?

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On the Trail

Follow the candidates around the country

In Partnership with: National Journal

Candidate Cheat Sheet

Who’s up, who’s down, who’s in, who’s out

Gaffe Track

The 2016 election in blunders

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Election Calendar

July 25th

Democratic National Convention TBA TBDPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

September 26th

General Election Debate TBDDayton, Ohio

October 4th

General Election Debate TBDFarmville, Virginia

October 9th

General Election Debate TBA TBDSt. Louis, Missouri

October 19th

General Election Debate TBA TBDLas Vegas, Nevada
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