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2016 election: getting the

BIG PICTURE

Scott Walker suspends campaign. Walker announced he was running for president on July 13, 2015. September 21, 2015

February 1, 2016

nomination and is running with William Weld as vice president. Castle joined the Constitution party on June 12 and is running with Scott Bradley. Stein received the Green Party nomination on June 22 and is running with Ajumu Baraka. On July 21, Trump accepted the Republican nomination and is running with Mike Pence. Lastly, Clinton accepted the Democratic presidential nomination on July 28 and is running with Tim Kaine. On Oct. 4 and 9, Kaine and Pence faced off in the Vice Presidential Debates. Clinton and Trump faced off in the Presidential Debates on Sept. 26, Oct. 9 and Oct. 19.

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Primaries in FL, IL, MO, NC and OH

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APRIL

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Cruz and Sanders win WI primary

APRIL

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Clinton and Trump win NY primary

JULY

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Trump accepts Republican Party nomination

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JULY

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Clinton accepts Democratic Party nomination

OCTOBER

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Third and final Presidential Debate

Marco Rubio suspends campaign. Rubio announced he was running for president on April 13, 2015.

March 4, 2016

Ben Carson suspends campaign. Carson announced he was running for president May 3, 2015.

Bernie Sanders suspends campaign. Sanders announced he was running for president on April 30, 2015. July 12, 2016

sources: information from NPR, photos courtesy candidates’ official websites

MARCH

Carly Fiorina suspends campaign. Fiorina announced she was running for president on May 4, 2015. February 20, 2016

February 20, 2016 Jeb Bush suspends campaign. Bush announced he was running for president on June 15, 2015.

February 10, 2016

o understand how the presidential candidates got their nomination, one should refer to the timeline of events and see how the country narrowed it down. Between March of 2015 and January of 2016, all potential nominees announced their running starting with Republican Ted Cruz and ending with Libertarian Gary Johnson. Scott Walker was the first to drop in Sept. 2015 and Democrat Bernie Sanders was the last to drop in July 2016. Leaving Darrel Castle, Hillary Clinton, Gary Johnson, Jill Stein and Donald Trump as the presidential candidates. On May 29, Johnson won the Libertarian

February 3, 2016

Martin O’Malley suspends campaign. O’Malley announced he was running for president on May 30, 2015.

Chris Christie suspends campaign. Christie announced he was running for president on June 30, 2015.

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Rand Paul suspends campaign. Paul announced he was running for president on April 7, 2015.

March 15, 2016

Ted Cruz suspends campaign. Cruz announced he was running for president on March 23, 2015.

May 4, 2016 John Kasich suspends campaign. Kasich announced he was running for president on July 21, 2015.

May 3, 2016

The top four presidential candidates: Donald Trump Hillary Clinton Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton announces she is running for president on April 12, 2015

Republican Party nominee Donald Trump announces he is running for president on June 16, 2015

Jill Stein

Green Party Gary Johnson nominee Jill Stein announces she is running for president on June 22, 2016

Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson announces she is running for president on May 29, 2016

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