Across the country, Americans cast their vote for president on Nov. 8, 2016.
This post was updated on Nov. 9 to include the 2016 general election front page: Trump Wins.
As Americans head to the polls to elect the nation’s 45th president, take a look back at how The Sun covered past presidential elections on the front page. We’ve searched the archives for the front pages following each presidential election dating back to 1900, and selected a few additional covers from elections that weren’t officially decided by the next day’s newspaper — including 2004 and, of course, 2000.
The Republican National Convention (RNC) kicked off on July 18, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The convention runs through July 21.
Iowans defending their place at the front of presidential nominating cycle like to say that the state’s relatively low population and intimate voting process let voters talk to candidates and each other face-to-face, resulting in a thorough vetting of the hopefuls and issues that the rest of the country benefits from. Whether you agree with that or not, the caucuses, which involve speechifying on behalf of candidates, and, on the Democratic side, cajoling to woo or hold onto supporters, are a spectacle unlike most of us are accustomed to seeing on Election Day.
The day in photos around the world.
Charismatic politician William Donald Schaefer served the people of Maryland for 50 years at both the local and state level. It was one year ago today that Schaefer was buried at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium. During his tenure, Schaefer won praise for his “do-it-now” philosophy. His focus was as much on getting potholes patched as launching major developments such as Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. At times, Schaefer could be a charmer, a task master and enigmatic, but he was never dull. With that in mind, we decided to take a look back at the many faces of this man-of-the-people.