Seventeen major candidates were listed in major independent nationwide polls and filed as candidates with the Federal Election Commission.  A total of 2,472 delegates attended the 2016 Republican National Convention, and the winning candidate needed a simple majority of 1,237 votes to become the Republican nominee.
The 2016 Michigan Democratic presidential primary was held on March 8 in the U.S. state of Michigan as one of the Democratic Party's primaries ahead of the 2016 presidential election. On the same day, the Republican Party held primaries in four states, including their own Michigan primary.
Presidential Candidate Vice Presidential Candidate Political Party Popular Vote Electoral Vote; Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Kamala D. Harris: Democratic: 81,286,365
Biden's 51.3% of the popular vote was the highest for a challenger to an incumbent president since 1932. Although Ronald Reagan in 1980 and Bill Clinton in 1992 defeated their incumbent opponents by wider popular-vote margins, their shares of the vote were kept lower by substantial third-party voting.
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