The 2016 United States presidential election in California of November 8, 2016 was won by Democrat Hillary Clinton with a 61.7% majority of the popular vote over Republican Donald Trump.
California’s 55 electoral votes were assigned to Clinton.
When was the last time California voted Republican?
Republicans won the state in nearly every presidential election between 1952 and 1988. Ahead of an election that could see more blue in the Golden State than ever before, here’s a look at how Democrats gained, lost and won back California. Last updated: Dec. 02, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
How has Iowa voted in presidential elections?
Iowa gained statehood in December 1846. While a battleground every four years, Iowa had sided with the Democrats in six of seven elections from 1992 through 2012. That changed dramatically in 2016, when Donald Trump won the state by nearly 9.5%, a 15 point swing from 2012 when Barack Obama won the state by 5.8%.
How often are elections in California?
Elections in California are held to fill various local, state and federal seats. In California, regular elections are held every even year (such as 2006 and 2008); however, some seats have terms of office that are longer than two years, so not every seat is on the ballot in every election.
Is California Democrat or Republican 2018?
Going into this election, California had 39 Democratic representatives and 14 Republican representatives. Here’s how each district leans politically, based on how it voted in the 2016 presidential election, with 2018 results as they come in.
How many times California voted Democrat?
In fact, from 1952 through 1988, Republicans won every presidential election except the landslide loss of Barry Goldwater in 1964. In 2016, Hillary Clinton won the state by 30 points over Donald Trump. This marks the third consecutive election that the Democratic nominee has surpassed 60% in the state.
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