8 Situations That Impacted the Surprising Outcome of the 2016 Presidential Election

The 2016 U.S. presidential election had one of the most surprising outcomes in modern history. Most professional pundits, commentators, and lawmakers were shocked when Donald Trump was named the winner over Hillary Clinton of this close contest. Unlike almost all other presidential elections within the last century, the 2016 race had a set of unique circumstances that made the outcome what it was. Here are eight situations that helped create this perfect storm of surprise and confusion. 1. Russia There’s no doubt anymore that Russia definitely played a role in the 2016 presidential election. Throughout the months leading up to election day, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump had some interesting things to say about each other. While there’s still some debate about how much interference Russia took part in to help influence the voters’ decision, things may have turned out differently if Russia’s officials and Putin stayed mum about how they felt about Trump and Clinton. Now, there is a large investigation into the exact amount of influence this regime...

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