Presidential Election 2016 - Middle School

2016 Presidential Election Resources


Hillary Clinton's Official Website

Candidate positions, views, videos,  etc.


Hillary Clinton - Twitter 


Donald Trump's Official Website

Candidate positions, views, videos,  etc.  


Donald Trump - Twitter


Gary Johnson's Official Website

Candidate positions, views, videos etc.


Gary Johnson's Twitter


Jill Stein's Twitter

Nonpartisan, nonprofit "consumer advocate" for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U. S. politics.  We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U. S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases.   



Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.  Simple to use site which pairs politician's statements with a "truth-o-meter" which uses a color coded system for indicating the factualness of the statement.  


CNN's 2016 Election Center

Top election news, candidate positions, upcoming debates


NBC Decision 2016

Articles, video, statistics, political cartoons


ABC Presidential Candidates & Election News

Articles, video, election news


Fox News Politics/Election Coverage

Candidate tracker, polls, candidate positions, articles


New York Times Election 2016

Daily updates, interactive, articles, videos, statistics


USA Today Elections 2016

Candidate information, top political stories, political ad tracker



The encyclopedia of American Politics


The Wall Street Journal Election 2016

The races, polls, maps, video, finances


2016 Campaign Corner (A NPR and PBS Collaborative)

In-depth coverage and analysis of the candidates and issues 


NPR Politics

Presidential race, House and Senate races, money and politics


Aljazeera US Elections 2016

U.S. election reporting with an global perspective


U.S. Electoral College (Official Site from Federal Register)

Current overview and historical examination of the electoral college. Also an electoral college calculator


Commission on Presidential Debates

Debate history, voter education, transcripts of previous debates


2016 Election Central Presidential Debates and More

News, videos, debates and polls


Library of Congress: Path to the Presidency - Presidential Debates (primary source documents)

The Lincoln/Douglas Debates as a primer for understanding today's debates. 


Library of Congress: Collection Connections - Election

Historical context and ideas for integrating individual digital collections of primary sources into instruction. (primary source documents)


Library of Congress: Elections for Students 

A compilation of election resources for students from across the LoC website.  (primary source documents) 


Gallup Polling Election 2016

Polling results on all aspects of the Presidential race


U.S. Election Statistics: A Resource Guide 

 From Library of Congress: list of online and print resources that contain U.S. election statistics for both federal and state elections



Coverage includes  U.S. Congress, lobbying, media and the Presidency


RealClearPolitics Election Central: 2016

Key political stories and analysis of the issues. 2016 Presidential Election: The Candidates and Where They Stand has researched the US presidential candidates and their views on 61 issues.  Read our simple, nonpartisan, pro-con presentations and decide for yourself.


The American Presidency Project

Established in 1999 as a collaboration between John T. Woolley and Gerhard Peters at the University of California.  Archives include 102,293 documents related to the study of the Presidency.