Earlier editions:

(All strawpoll outcomes counted as of the subsequent publish made)

Half 1, Adams v Jefferson in 1796 – Adams wins with 68% of the vote

Half 2, Adams v Jefferson in 1800 – Jefferson wins with 58% of the vote

Half 3, Jefferson v Pinckney in 1804 – Jefferson wins with 57% of the vote

Half 4, Madison v Pinckney (with George Clinton protest) in 1808 – Pinckney wins with 45% of the vote

Half 5, Madison v (DeWitt) Clinton in 1812 – Clinton wins with 80% of the vote

Half 6, Monroe v King in 1816 – Monroe wins with 51% of the vote

Half 7, Monroe and an Period of Meta Emotions in 1820 – Monroe wins with 100% of the vote

Half 8, Democratic-Republican Thunderdome in 1824 – Adams wins with 55% of the vote

Half 9, Adams v Jackson in 1828 – Adams wins with 94% of the vote

Half 10, Jackson v Clay (v Wirt) in 1832 – Clay wins with 53% of the vote

Half 11, Van Buren v The Whigs in 1836 – Whigs win with 87% of the vote, Webster elected

Half 12, Van Buren v Harrison in 1840 – Harrison wins with 90% of the vote

Half 13, Polk v Clay in 1844 – Polk wins with 59% of the vote

Half 14, Taylor v Cass in 1848 – Taylor wins with 44% of the vote (see particular guidelines)

Half 15, Pierce v Scott in 1852 – Scott wins with 78% of the vote

Half 16, Buchanan v Frémont v Fillmore in 1856 – Frémont wins with 95% of the vote

Half 17, Peculiar Thunderdome in 1860 – Lincoln wins with 90% of the vote.

Half 18, Lincoln v McClellan in 1864 – Lincoln wins with 97% of the vote.

Half 19, Grant v Seymour in 1868 – Grant wins with 97% of the vote.

Half 20, Grant v Greeley in 1872 – Grant wins with 96% of the vote.

Half 21, Hayes v Tilden in 1876 – Hayes wins with 87% of the vote.

Half 22, Garfield v Hancock in 1880 – Garfield wins with 67% of the vote.

Half 23, Cleveland v Blaine in 1884 – Cleveland wins with 53% of the vote.

Half 24, Cleveland v Harrison in 1888 – Harrison wins with 64% of the vote.

Half 25, Cleveland v Harrison v Weaver in 1892 – Harrison wins with 57% of the vote

Half 26, McKinley v Bryan in 1896 – McKinley wins with 71% of the vote

Half 27, McKinley v Bryan in 1900 – Bryan wins with 55% of the vote

Half 28, Roosevelt v Parker in 1904 – Roosevelt wins with 71% of the vote

Half 29, Taft v Bryan in 1908 – Taft wins with 64% of the vote

Half 30, Taft v Wilson v Roosevelt in 1912 – Roosevelt wins with 81% of the vote

Half 31, Wilson v Hughes in 1916 – Hughes wins with 62% of the vote

Half 32, Harding v Cox in 1920 – Cox wins with 68% of the vote

Half 33, Coolidge v Davis v La Follette in 1924 – Davis wins with 47% of the vote

Half 34, Hoover v Smith in 1928 – Hoover wins with 50.2% of the vote

Half 35, Hoover v Roosevelt in 1932 – Roosevelt wins with 85% of the vote

Half 36, Landon v Roosevelt in 1936 – Roosevelt wins with 75% of the vote

Half 37, Willkie v Roosevelt in 1940 – Roosevelt wins with 56% of the vote

Half 38, Dewey v Roosevelt in 1944 – Dewey wins with 50.2% of the vote

Half 39, Dewey v Truman in 1948 – Truman wins with 65% of the vote

Half 40, Eisenhower v Stevenson in 1952 – Eisenhower wins with 69% of the vote

Half 41, Eisenhower v Stevenson in 1956 – Eisenhower wins with 60% of the vote

Half 42, Kennedy v Nixon in 1960 – Kennedy wins with 63% of the vote

Half 43, Johnson v Goldwater in 1964 – Johnson wins with 87% of the vote

Half 44, Nixon v Humphrey in 1968 – Humphrey wins with 60% of the vote

Half 45, Nixon v McGovern in 1972 – Nixon wins with 56% of the vote

Half 46, Carter v Ford in 1976 – Carter wins with 71% of the vote

Half 47 – Carter v Reagan v Anderson in 1980 – Carter wins with 44% of the vote

Half 48, Reagan v Mondale in 1984 – Mondale wins with 55% of the vote

Half 49, Bush v Dukakis in 1988 – Bush wins with 54% of the vote

Half 50, Bush v Clinton v Perot in 1992 – Clinton wins with 71% of the vote

Half 51, Clinton v Dole in 1996 – Clinton wins with 91% of the vote

Half 52, Bush v Gore in 2000 – Gore wins with 88% of the vote

Half 53, Bush v Kerry in 2004 – Kerry wins with 89% of the vote

Half 54, Obama v McCain in 2008 – Obama wins with 90% of the vote

Half 55, Obama v Romney in 2012 – Obama wins with 85% of the vote

Welcome again to the fifty-sixth version of r/neoliberal elects the American presidents!

This will likely be a reasonably constant weekly factor – each week, a brand new election, till we run out.

I extremely encourage you – no less than by way of the vote you forged – to attempt to assume from the attitude of the 12 months the election was held, with out figuring out the long run or how the subsequent administration would go. I am not going to be attempting to implement that, however be at liberty to remind fellow commenters of this distinction.

If you happen to’re actually feeling hardcore, be at liberty to even converse within the current tense as if the election is actually upcoming!

Whether or not third and fourth candidates are thought of “main” sufficient to incorporate within the strawpoll will likely be largely at my discretion and rely upon issues like whether or not they had been truly meaning to run for President, and whether or not they wound up truly pulling in a significant quantity of the favored vote and even electoral votes. I can also invoke particular guidelines in how the outcomes will likely be interpreted in sure elections to raised approximate historic actuality.

Whereas I’ll all the time give some transient background information to spur the dialogue, please do not hesitate to deliver your personal analysis and information into the combo! There is not any approach I will cowl all the pieces!

Hillary Clinton v Donald Trump, 2016


  • Hillary Clinton is the 69-year-old Democratic candidate and the previous Secretary of State. Her working mate is US Senator from Virginia Tim Kaine.

  • Donald Trump is the 70-year-old Republican candidate and the Chairman of The Trump Group. His working mate is Indiana Governor Mike Pence.

Points and Background

  • There has by no means a significant occasion candidate in historical past fairly like Donald Trump. Trump is a well-known enterprise mogul, primarily concerned with actual property, who has existed as a dwelling archetype of an excellent wealthy individual for many years. His fame was heightened with the NBC actuality TV present The Apprentice, which he hosted. In 2000, he sought the nomination of Ross Perot’s Reform Celebration. Following this, he was a registered Democrat till 2009. Beginning as early because the aggressive major he took half in, he has turn out to be identified for controversial statements and proposals, together with:

  • In December 2015, Trump known as “for a complete and full shutdown of Muslims getting into the US till our nation’s representatives can determine what’s going on.” Extra just lately, he has pivoted to supporting a ban on immigration from international locations which “export terror” mixed with “excessive vetting” of immigrants.

  • In July 2015, relating to Senator John McCain, Trump stated, “He’s a struggle hero as a result of he was captured. I like those that weren’t captured, OK?”

  • Additionally in July 2015, he gave out Senator Lindsay Graham’s cellular phone quantity to viewers of a rally.

  • Throughout the major, he stated of Carly Fiorina, one in all his rivals, “Take a look at that face! Would anybody vote for that?”

  • At a February 2016 major debate, he stated, “I’d deliver again waterboarding. And I’d deliver again a hell of loads worse than waterboarding.”

  • On the unemployment fee, Trump stated, “the quantity’s in all probability 28, 29, as excessive as 35. The truth is, I even heard just lately 42 %.”

  • Requested on a morning present who his international coverage consultants are, he stated, “I’m talking with myself, primary, as a result of I’ve an excellent mind and I’ve stated a whole lot of issues.”

  • One of the vital current issues that put Donald Trump within the information previous to his run for President was beginning in 2011 when he questioned with out proof whether or not President Obama was born in the US. He claimed to have despatched investigators to Hawaii and stated, “I’ve individuals that really have been finding out it they usually can not imagine what they’re discovering.” Trump additionally falsely claimed that Obama was secretly a Muslim. Following Obama’s launch of his long-form delivery certificates, Trump claimed that an “extraordinarily credible” supply had contacted him to say the certificates was a fraud. He continued these claims till September of this 12 months, when he acknowledged President Obama was born in the US.

  • One of many points that Trump has targeted his marketing campaign on is immigration, particularly unlawful immigration. In his 2015 announcement speech, he stated:

When Mexico sends its individuals, they’re not sending their greatest. They’re not sending you. They’re not sending you. They’re sending those that have numerous issues, they usually’re bringing these issues with us. They’re bringing medication. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And a few, I assume, are good individuals.

Trump’s plan for immigration is to construct a wall alongside the southern border of the US and “have Mexico pay for it,” which his marketing campaign says will likely be achieved by Trump threatening to chop off the circulate of remittances from the US to Mexico. Hillary Clinton helps complete immigration reform to “deal with each individual with dignity, repair the household visa backlog, uphold the rule of regulation, defend our borders and nationwide safety, and produce thousands and thousands of hardworking individuals into the formal economic system.”

  • This 12 months, conservative Supreme Courtroom Justice Antonin Scalia died unexpectedly in his sleep. Senate Republicans shortly asserted that the seat shouldn’t be crammed till after the presidential election. Nonetheless, President Obama nominated reasonable Decide Merrick Garland to the Supreme Courtroom. Senate Majority Mitch McConnell has, with the help of the overwhelming majority of his caucus, blocked any hearings on the nomination. This implies Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton will possible nominate a Supreme Courtroom Justice as one in all their first actions in workplace, although Senators Cruz and McCain have raised the potential of blocking any nominee from Clinton as properly.

  • In 2015, the Obama Administration introduced the end result of a few years of negotiations to provide a commerce liberalization settlement amongst twelve Pacific nations (notably excluding China) often known as the TPP or Trans-Pacific Partnership. Hillary Clinton has supported free commerce agreements up to now however not lengthy after the ultimate TPP textual content was launched, she stated the deal didn’t meet her requirements. Trump has taken a extra aggressive stance on the difficulty of commerce and sometimes introduced it up on the marketing campaign path. Trump intends to not solely withdraw from the TPP however renegotiate NAFTA and withdraw from NAFTA if a renegotiation shouldn’t be agreed to, use the specter of tariffs to treatment commerce disputes with China, and label China a foreign money manipulator.

  • Only a month in the past, the Washington Put up revealed a 2005 video of a dialog between Donald Trump and tv host Billy Bush on a bus on the best way to movie an episode of Entry Hollywood. Describing an try to seduce Bush’s co-host, Trump stated:

I moved on her, and I failed. I will admit it. I did attempt to fuck her. She was married. And I moved on her very closely. The truth is, I took her out furnishings procuring. She needed to get some furnishings. I stated, “I will present you the place they’ve some good furnishings.” I took her out furnishings—I moved on her like a bitch. However I could not get there. And he or she was married. Then unexpectedly I see her, she’s now received the massive phony tits and all the pieces. She’s completely modified her look.

Describing an actress who they had been to fulfill, Trump stated:

I higher use some Tic Tacs simply in case I begin kissing her. I am routinely drawn to stunning—I simply begin kissing them. It is like a magnet. Simply kiss. I do not even wait. And if you’re a star, they allow you to do it. You are able to do something. Seize ’em by the pussy. You are able to do something.

Trump has apologized and stated he isn’t pleased with his phrases, however has additionally downplayed the seriousness of the remarks, calling them “locker room banter” and frequently pivoting to criticism of the conduct of Hillary Clinton’s husband, former President Invoice Clinton.

  • Following the video, Trump’s phrases had been condemned by many, together with many Republicans. A number of Republican Senators together with Kelly Ayotte, Mark Kirk, Mike Lee, Mike Crapo, John McCain, Cory Gardner, Lisa Murkowski, Ben Sasse, and John Thune have both withdrawn their help for Donald Trump or known as for Pence to exchange Trump on the prime of the GOP ticket. A few of these people have softened their stance extra just lately.

  • At the very least 24 ladies have accused Trump of sexual misconduct spanning 30 years. Most of the accusations contain groping ladies with out their permission. Trump denies the accusations.

  • Since 2011, Syria has been in a posh civil struggle. Bashar al-Assad’s authorities continues to struggle in opposition to plenty of opposition teams, some aligned with one another and a few not. Additionally concerned within the battle is the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, sometimes known as ISIS, an excessive Salafist proto-state controlling territory primarily in Syria and Iraq. In 2014, the Obama Administration led a global coalition in starting direct focused intervention in opposition to ISIS, primarily by way of airstrikes and supplying among the entities combating ISIS.

  • Hillary Clinton’s plan for Syria and combating ISIS is to determine a no-fly zone and on-the-ground protected zones to guard noncombatants, intensify the present air marketing campaign, and supply extra significant help for Kurdish allies.

  • Donald Trump has stated that Hillary Clinton’s proposed no-fly zone would begin a 3rd world struggle, has criticized Hillary Clinton and the Obama Administration for allegedly telegraphing their army plans forward of time publicly, and has been much less essential of Assad than Clinton, emphasizing, “Syria is combating ISIS.”

  • Whereas leaving a 9/11 occasion, Clinton stumbled and slumped as she tried to enter a automobile to depart early, elevating questions on Clinton’s well being. Her physician has since stated that she was handled for pneumonia and that she grew to become dehydrated on the occasion. She has absolutely recovered.

  • Donald Trump has provided important constructive sentiment through the years relating to Russian President Vladimir Putin, at one level in 2013 tweeting, “will he turn out to be my new greatest good friend?” Throughout the marketing campaign, he has stated he would “get alongside very properly” with Putin. When an interviewer introduced up Putin allegedly ordering the killings of journalists, Trump stated, “no less than he is a frontrunner, in contrast to what we have now on this nation … I believe our nation does loads of killing additionally.” Russia has been beneath condemnation and new sanctions from main gamers within the worldwide group the final couple years following its 2014 annexation of Crimea. Trump doesn’t have a transparent stance on Crimea.

  • This 12 months, the Democratic Nationwide Committee in addition to Clinton Marketing campaign Chair John Podesta had been hacked and had tens of 1000’s of emails stolen. These emails got to Wikileaks which proceeded to leak the emails of the DNC (and Podesta) to the general public in batches.

  • The US Intelligence Group has concluded that the Russian authorities is behind the hacks, saying:

    The U.S. Intelligence Group (USIC) is assured that the Russian Authorities directed the current compromises of e-mails from US individuals and establishments, together with from US political organizations. The current disclosures of alleged hacked e-mails on websites like DCLeaks.com and WikiLeaks and by the Guccifer 2.zero on-line persona are in step with the strategies and motivations of Russian-directed efforts. These thefts and disclosures are supposed to intrude with the US election course of. Such exercise shouldn’t be new to Moscow—the Russians have used related ways and strategies throughout Europe and Eurasia, for instance, to affect public opinion there. We imagine, based mostly on the scope and sensitivity of those efforts, that solely Russia’s senior-most officers may have approved these actions.

  • Even with the regarding origins, the content material of the emails has been featured in a big quantity of media protection, even making its approach into a number of debate questions. A number of the DNC emails implied a breach of strict neutrality throughout the major by the DNC, resulting in the resignation of the DNC Chair and a proper apology to Bernie Sanders. A number of the Podesta emails advised that Donna Brazile had tried to provide city corridor questions upfront to the Clinton marketing campaign on no less than a few events.

  • Presumably essentially the most mentioned content material from the e-mail leaks is the gathering of transcripts of some of Clinton’s paid speeches primarily to monetary companies. One of the vital mentioned excerpts has been:

    That, I believe, has in all probability been true for all of our historical past, and in case you noticed the Spielberg film, Lincoln, and the way he was maneuvering and dealing to get the 13th Modification handed, and he known as one in all my favourite predecessors, Secretary Seward, who had been the governor and senator from New York, ran in opposition to Lincoln for president, and he advised Seward, I would like your assist to get this completed. And Seward known as a few of his lobbyist mates who knew find out how to make a deal, they usually simply saved going at it. I imply, politics is like sausage being made. It’s unsavory, and it all the time has been that approach, however we normally find yourself the place we have to be. But when all people’s watching, you already know, all the again room discussions and the offers, you already know, then individuals get somewhat nervous, to say the least. So, you want each a public and a non-public place. And at last, I believe — I imagine in evidence-based determination making.

    One other much-discussed excerpt has been:

    My dream is a hemispheric frequent market, with open commerce and open borders, a while sooner or later with vitality that’s as inexperienced and sustainable as we are able to get it, powering development and alternative for each individual within the hemisphere.

  • As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton used a personal e-mail server relatively than utilizing official State Division e-mail infrastructure. In Could of this 12 months, the State Division Inspector Basic launched a report stating that Clinton “didn’t adjust to the Division’s insurance policies.” In 2014, Clinton’s Chief of Employees instructed Clinton’s pc companies supplier to, following the archival and preservation of all work-related emails, permit all different 31,830 emails to be routinely deleted. Following a subpoena from the Choose Committee on Benghazi, a technician at Clinton’s pc companies supplier realized he had by no means truly deleted the emails, after which proceeded to delete them. Donald Trump has repeatedly in speeches and debates referenced the “30,000 emails,” asking about what’s in them and why they had been deleted.

  • In 2015, based mostly on a referral from the State Division inspector generals, the FBI started investigating how labeled data was dealt with within the context of Clinton’s e-mail server. Clinton has stated with regard to her private server, “I by no means despatched or acquired any labeled materials.” In July of this 12 months, James Comey introduced the conclusion of the FBI investigation, saying, “though there may be proof of potential violations of the statutes relating to the dealing with of labeled data, our judgment is that no affordable prosecutor would deliver such a case.” He additionally stated there may be proof that Clinton and her group had been “extraordinarily careless of their dealing with of very delicate, extremely labeled data.”

  • In a July information convention, Trump stated, “Russia, in case you’re listening — I hope you’ll be able to discover the 30,000 emails which can be lacking. I believe you’ll in all probability be rewarded mightily by our press. Let’s see if that occurs.”

  • Within the context of an FBI probe of former Congressman Anthony Wiener’s alleged sexting with an underage lady, new emails to and from Hillary Clinton throughout her time as Secretary of State had been found. This was introduced in a letter from James Comey on October 28th to Congress committee chairs, and was broadly interpreted that day as a “reopening” of the Clinton emails investigation. Nonetheless, simply two days in the past, on November sixth, Comey despatched one other letter stating that the FBI had reviewed all of the related communications and that “we have now not modified our conclusions that we expressed in July.”

  • At a September fundraising occasion, Clinton made the next feedback:

, to simply be grossly generalistic, you can put half of Trump’s supporters into what I name the basket of deplorables. Proper? They’re racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic – you title it. And sadly, there are individuals like that. And he has lifted them up. He has given voice to their web sites that used to solely have 11,000 individuals – now have 11 million. … Now, a few of these of us – they’re irredeemable, however fortunately, they aren’t America.

However the different basket … that different basket of individuals are individuals who really feel the federal government has allow them to down, the economic system has allow them to down, no person cares about them, no person worries about what occurs to their lives and their futures; they usually’re simply determined for change. It would not actually even matter the place it comes from. They do not purchase all the pieces he says, however – he appears to carry out some hope that their lives will likely be completely different. They will not get up and see their jobs disappear, lose a child to heroin, really feel like they’re in a dead-end. These are individuals we have now to know and empathize with as properly.

Clinton has since expressed remorse for saying particularly that “half” of Trump’s supporters are deplorable. The Trump marketing campaign and Trump himself have sharply criticized Clinton for the feedback, and plenty of of Trump’s supporters have reappropriated the “deplorable” label for themselves.

  • In 2005, Donald Trump launched “Trump College,” which ceased operations in 2011 amid scandal and complaints. Even since then, it has been the main target of a number of lawsuits. In June of this 12 months, Trump made the unsubstantiated declare that Decide Gonzalo Curiel has “an absolute battle” in litigation associated to Trump College as a result of he’s “of Mexican heritage.”

Debate Excerpts

First Presidential Debate (full transcript)

(1) Clinton on tax coverage:

We additionally, although, have to have a tax system that rewards work and never simply monetary transactions. And the type of plan that Donald has put forth could be trickle-down economics once more. The truth is, it will be essentially the most excessive model, the largest tax cuts for the highest % of the individuals on this nation than we have ever had. I name it trumped-up trickle-down, as a result of that is precisely what it will be. That isn’t how we develop the economic system.

(2) Trump on commerce:

You go to New England, you go to Ohio, Pennsylvania, you go wherever you need, Secretary Clinton, and you will note devastation the place manufacture is down 30, 40, generally 50 %. NAFTA is the worst commerce deal possibly ever signed wherever, however definitely ever signed on this nation.

(3) Clinton on Russian cyberattacks:

I do know Donald’s very praiseworthy of Vladimir Putin, however Putin is taking part in a extremely robust, lengthy recreation right here. And one of many issues he is completed is to let free cyber attackers to hack into authorities recordsdata, to hack into private recordsdata, hack into the Democratic Nationwide Committee. And we just lately have discovered that, you already know, that that is one in all their most popular strategies of attempting to wreak havoc and accumulate data. We have to make it very clear—whether or not it is Russia, China, Iran or anyone else—the US has a lot larger capability. And we aren’t going to sit down idly by and allow state actors to go after our data, our private-sector data or our public-sector data.

(4) Trump on Russian cyberattacks:

So far as the cyber, I conform to components of what Secretary Clinton stated. We must be higher than anyone else, and maybe we’re not. I do not assume anyone is aware of it was Russia that broke into the DNC. She’s saying Russia, Russia, Russia, however I do not—possibly it was. I imply, it could possibly be Russia, nevertheless it may be China. It may be numerous different individuals. It additionally could possibly be any person sitting on their mattress that weighs 400 kilos, OK? You do not know who broke in to DNC. However what did we be taught with DNC? We discovered that Bernie Sanders was taken benefit of by your individuals, by Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Look what occurred to her. However Bernie Sanders was taken benefit of. That is what we discovered.

Vice-Presidential Debate (full transcript)

(no excerpts supplied)

Second Presidential Debate (City Corridor) (full transcript)

(1) Trump on the Entry Hollywood tape:

Sure, I am very embarrassed by it. I hate it. However it’s locker room discuss, and it is a type of issues. I’ll knock the hell out of ISIS. We will defeat ISIS. ISIS occurred plenty of years in the past in a vacuum that was left due to unhealthy judgment. And I’ll inform you, I’ll handle ISIS.

(2) Clinton responding to Trump declare that she attacked Invoice Clinton’s accusers:

Properly, first, let me begin by saying that a lot of what he is simply stated shouldn’t be proper, however he will get to run his marketing campaign any approach he chooses. He will get to determine what he desires to speak about. As a substitute of answering individuals’s questions, speaking about our agenda, laying out the plans that we have now that we predict could make a greater life and a greater nation, that is his alternative. Once I hear one thing like that, I’m reminded of what my good friend, Michelle Obama, suggested us all: Once they go low, you go excessive.

(3) Trump on Clinton’s emails:

, it is superb. I am watching Hillary go over info. And he or she’s going after reality after reality, and she or he’s mendacity once more, as a result of she stated she—you already know, what she did with the e-mail was positive. You assume it was positive to delete 33,000 e-mails? I do not assume so. She stated the 33,000 e-mails needed to do together with her daughter’s marriage ceremony, primary, and a yoga class. Properly, possibly we’ll give three or three or 4 or 5 or one thing. 33,000 e-mails deleted, and now she’s saying there wasn’t something unsuitable.

(4) Clinton on well being care:

So I would like very a lot to avoid wasting what works and is sweet concerning the Reasonably priced Care Act. However we have got to get prices down. We have got to supply extra assist to small companies in order that they’ll afford to supply medical insurance. But when we repeal it, as Donald has proposed, and begin over once more, all of these advantages I simply talked about are misplaced to all people, not simply individuals who get their medical insurance on the alternate. After which we must begin once more.

(5) Trump on immigration:

ICE simply endorsed me. They’ve by no means endorsed a presidential candidate. The Border Patrol brokers, 16,500, only in the near past endorsed me, they usually endorsed me as a result of I perceive the border. She would not. She desires amnesty for everyone. Come proper in. Come proper over. It is a horrible factor she’s doing. She’s received unhealthy judgment, and actually, so unhealthy that she ought to by no means be president of the US. That I can inform you.

(6) Clinton/Trump alternate on the rule of regulation:

CLINTON: … I advised those that it will be not possible to be fact-checking Donald on a regular basis. I might by no means get to speak about something I wish to do and the way we’ll actually make lives higher for individuals.

Stro, as soon as once more, go to HillaryClinton.com. We’ve got actually Trump—you may reality verify him in actual time. Final time on the first debate, we had thousands and thousands of individuals reality checking, so I anticipate we’ll have thousands and thousands extra reality checking, as a result of, you already know, it’s—it is simply awfully good that somebody with the temperament of Donald Trump shouldn’t be in command of the regulation in our nation.

TRUMP: Since you’d be in jail.

(7) Trump on one constructive factor he respects about Clinton:

I’ll say this about Hillary. She would not give up. She would not surrender. I respect that. I inform it like it’s. She’s a fighter. I disagree with a lot of what she’s combating for. I do disagree together with her judgment in lots of instances. However she does struggle exhausting, and she or he would not give up, and she or he would not surrender. And I take into account that to be an excellent trait.

Third Presidential Debate (full transcript)

(1) Clinton on whether or not the Wikileaks excerpts recommend she desires open borders:

Properly, in case you went on to learn the remainder of the sentence, I used to be speaking about vitality. , we commerce extra vitality with our neighbors than we commerce with the remainder of the world mixed. And I do need us to have an electrical grid, an vitality system that crosses borders. I believe that might be an incredible profit to us.

(2) Trump on Putin:

I by no means met Putin. This isn’t my greatest good friend. But when the US received together with Russia, would not be so unhealthy. Let me inform you, Putin has outsmarted her and Obama at each single step of the best way. Whether or not it is Syria, you title it. Missiles. Check out the “begin up” that they signed. The Russians have stated, in response to many, many reviews, I am unable to imagine they allowed us to do that. They create warheads, and we won’t. The Russians cannot imagine it. She has been outsmarted by Putin.

(3) Clinton on her expertise versus Trump’s:

However I believe it is actually an vital concern. He raised the 30 years of expertise, so let me simply discuss briefly about that. , again within the 1970s, I labored for the Kids’s Protection Fund. And I used to be taking up discrimination in opposition to African-American youngsters in faculties. He was getting sued by the Justice Division for racial discrimination in his house buildings. Within the 1980s, I used to be working to reform the colleges in Arkansas. He was borrowing $14 million from his father to start out his companies. Within the 1990s, I went to Beijing and I stated ladies’s rights are human rights. He insulted a former Miss Universe, Alicia Machado, known as her an consuming machine.

(4) Trump on the Clinton Basis:

It is a legal enterprise. Saudi Arabia giving $25 million, Qatar, all of those international locations. You speak about ladies and ladies’s rights? So these are those that push gays off enterprise—off buildings. These are those that kill ladies and deal with ladies horribly. And but you are taking their cash. So I might prefer to ask you proper now, why do not you give again the cash that you have taken from sure international locations that deal with sure teams of individuals so horribly? Why do not you give again the cash? I believe it will be an incredible gesture.

(5) Clinton on the Clinton Basis:

Properly, in a short time, we on the Clinton Basis spend 90 %—90 % of all the cash that’s donated on behalf of packages of individuals around the globe and in our personal nation. I am very pleased with that. We’ve got the very best score from the watchdogs that observe foundations. And I might be blissful to match what we do with the Trump Basis, which took cash from different individuals and acquired a six- foot portrait of Donald. I imply, who does that?


Learn the total 2016 Republican platform right here.

Learn the total 2016 Democratic platform right here.

Web Sources

Clinton/Kaine web site

Trump/Pence web site



First Presidential Debate

Vice-Presidential Debate

Second Presidential Debate (City Corridor)

Third Presidential Debate


Trump anti-Clinton “Change” advert

Trump anti-Clinton “Corruption” advert

Trump anti-Clinton “Deplorable” advert

Clinton anti-Trump “Function Fashions” advert

Clinton biographical advert w/ Morgan Freeman

Clinton “Combating for You” advert



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