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2016 Close Contests Summary
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President Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party
Senate Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party
Gubernatorial Popular Vote by Party
House Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party
Close Contests Summary - Decision by 2% or less
Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority


   

The FEC tallies are compiled from each candidates' reported "Total Receipts".

 

Contests

Candidate
(I) = incumbent
* = winner
PartyVoteFEC
Total Receipts
Minnesota House CD 02
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 1.796%, 6,655 votes
*Jason Mark LewisRepublican173,97046.95%$976,161
Angela Dawn "Angie" CraigDemocratic-Farmer Labor167,31545.16%$4,084,944
Paula Mirare OverbyIndependence28,8697.79%$3,818
WRITE-INScattering3600.10% 
Totals370,514100.00%$5,064,923
West Virginia Secretary of State
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 1.703%, 11,776 votes
*Mac WarnerRepublican335,52648.52% 
Natalie Ethel Tennant (I)Democratic323,75046.82% 
John S. BuckleyLibertarian32,1794.65% 
Totals691,455100.00% 
Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner to the House of Representatives
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 1.585%, 23,518 votes
*Jenniffer González ColónPartido Nuevo Progresista718,59148.44%$941,259
Héctor J. Ferrer RiosPartido Popular Democrático695,07346.86%$281,298
Hugo Rodríguez DiazPartido Independentista Puertoriqueño39,7042.68% 
Mariana Nogales MolinelliPartido del Pueblo Trabajador19,0331.28%$2,389
NOMINACIÓN DIRECTAScattering6,4150.43% 
EN BLANCOScattering3,8830.26% 
NULASScattering7120.05% 
Totals1,483,411100.00%$1,224,946
Minnesota President
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 1.520%, 44,765 votes
*Hillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocratic-Farmer Labor1,367,71646.44%$583,217,328
Donald John Trump, Sr.Republican1,322,95144.92%$341,062,859
Gary Earl JohnsonLibertarian112,9723.84%$11,670,597
David Evan "Evan" McMullinIndependence53,0761.80%$1,634,839
Jill E. SteinGreen36,9851.26%$9,485,845
WRITE-INScattering27,2630.93% 
Dan R. VacekLegal Marijuana Now11,2910.38% 
Darrell Lane CastleConstitution9,4560.32%$71,876
Alyson KennedySocialist Workers Party1,6720.06% 
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente GuerraAmerican Delta1,4310.05%$8,075,960
Totals2,944,813100.00%$955,219,304
Pennsylvania Senate Class 3
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 1.432%, 86,690 votes
*Patrick Joseph "Pat" Toomey (I)Republican2,951,70248.77%$21,925,370
Kathleen Alana "Katie" McGintyDemocratic2,865,01247.34%$16,553,973
Edward T. "Ed" Clifford, IIILibertarian235,1423.89% 
Totals6,051,856100.00%$38,479,343
New Hampshire House CD 01
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 1.340%, 4,904 votes
*Carol Shea-PorterDemocratic162,08044.29%$1,532,778
Frank C. Guinta (I)Republican157,17642.95%$1,539,462
Shawn Patrick O'ConnorIndependent34,7359.49%$1,947,793
Brendan KellyIndependent6,0741.66% 
Robert LombardoLibertarian5,5071.50% 
ScatterScattering1940.05% 
John PotucekWrite-in1630.04% 
AshoohWrite-in550.02% 
Totals365,984100.00%$5,020,033
Texas House CD 23
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 1.333%, 3,051 votes
*William "Will" Hurd (I)Republican110,57748.29%$4,149,443
Pete P. GallegoDemocratic107,52646.96%$2,197,476
Ruben S. CorvalanLibertarian10,8624.74% 
Totals228,965100.00%$6,346,919
Nevada House CD 03
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 1.268%, 3,943 votes
*Jacklyn S. "Jacky" RosenDemocratic146,86947.23%$1,712,972
Danny TarkanianRepublican142,92645.96%$2,081,282
Warren MarkowitzIndependent American11,6023.73% 
David Scott GoossenNo Poliitical Party9,5663.08% 
Totals310,963100.00%$3,794,254
Nebraska House CD 02
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 1.201%, 3,464 votes
*Donald John "Don" BaconRepublican141,06648.93%$1,481,678
Brad Ashford (I)Democratic137,60247.73%$2,512,093
Steven C. LairdLibertarian9,6403.34% 
Totals288,308100.00%$3,993,771
Florida President
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 1.199%, 112,911 votes
*Donald John Trump, Sr.Republican4,617,88649.02%$341,062,859
Hillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocratic4,504,97547.82%$583,217,328
Gary Earl JohnsonLibertarian207,0432.20%$11,670,597
Jill E. SteinGreen64,3990.68%$9,485,845
Darrell Lane CastleConstitution16,4750.17%$71,876
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente GuerraReform9,1080.10%$8,075,960
Laurence J. "Larry" KotlikoffWrite-in740.00% 
Richard A. DuncanWrite-in250.00% 
Andrew Daniel "Andy" BasiagoWrite-in240.00%$17,034
Zoltan Istvan GyurkoWrite-in190.00% 
Anthony "Tony" Joseph ValdiviaWrite-in90.00% 
Cherunda Lynn FoxWrite-in20.00%$36,288
Totals9,420,039100.00%$953,637,787
North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction
Winner's margin: 1.193%, 53,880 votes
*Mark Randall Johnson, Jr.Republican2,285,78350.60% 
June St. Clair Atkinson (I)Democratic2,231,90349.40% 
Totals4,517,686100.00% 
Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction
Winner's margin: 1.044%, 27,651 votes
*Chris ReykdalNonpartisan1,337,54750.52% 
Erin JonesNonpartisan1,309,89649.48% 
Totals2,647,443100.00% 
North Carolina Commissioner of Insurance
Winner's margin: 0.796%, 35,888 votes
*John Michael "Mike" CauseyRepublican2,270,84150.40% 
George Wayne "Wayne" Goodwin (I)Democratic2,234,95349.60% 
Totals4,505,794100.00% 
Wisconsin President
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.764%, 22,748 votes
*Donald John Trump, Sr.Republican1,405,28447.22%$341,062,859
Hillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocratic1,382,53646.45%$583,217,328
Gary Earl JohnsonLibertarian106,6743.58%$11,670,597
Jill E. SteinGreen31,0721.04%$9,485,845
SCATTERINGScattering22,7640.76% 
Darrell Lane CastleConstitution12,1620.41%$71,876
David Evan "Evan" McMullinWrite-in11,8550.40%$1,634,839
Monica Gail MooreheadWorkers World1,7700.06%$13,278
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente GuerraAmerican Delta1,5020.05%$8,075,960
Michael Andrew "Mike" MaturenWrite-in2840.01% 
Thomas Conrad "Tom" HoeflingWrite-in800.00% 
Christopher Robert "Chris" KenistonWrite-in670.00%$501,094
Cherunda Lynn FoxWrite-in470.00%$36,288
Emidio "Mimi" SoltysikWrite-in330.00% 
Laurence J. "Larry" KotlikoffWrite-in150.00% 
Joseph Allen "Joe Exotic" MaldonadoWrite-in40.00%$12,032
Marshall Roy SchoenkeWrite-in10.00% 
Totals2,976,150100.00%$955,781,996
Minnesota House CD 01
Winner's margin: 0.759%, 2,548 votes
*Timothy J. "Tim" Walz (I)Democratic-Farmer Labor169,07450.34%$1,572,711
James "Jim" HagedornRepublican166,52649.58%$367,237
WRITE-INScattering2770.08% 
Totals335,877100.00%$1,939,948
Pennsylvania President
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.724%, 44,292 votes
*Donald John Trump, Sr.Republican2,970,73348.58%$341,062,859
Hillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocratic2,926,44147.85%$583,217,328
Gary Earl JohnsonLibertarian146,7152.40%$11,670,597
Jill E. SteinGreen49,9410.82%$9,485,845
Darrell Lane CastleConstitution21,5720.35%$71,876
Totals6,115,402100.00%$945,508,505
Minnesota House CD 08
Winner's margin: 0.563%, 2,009 votes
*Richard Michael "Rick" Nolan (I)Democratic-Farmer Labor179,09850.17%$3,027,328
Stewart MillsRepublican177,08949.61%$3,778,043
WRITE-INScattering7920.22% 
Totals356,979100.00%$6,805,371
North Carolina Attorney General
Winner's margin: 0.537%, 24,613 votes
*Joshua H. "Josh" SteinDemocratic2,303,61950.27% 
Eldon Sharpe "Buck" Newton, IIIRepublican2,279,00649.73% 
Totals4,582,625100.00% 
California House CD 49
Winner's margin: 0.523%, 1,621 votes
*Darrell Edward Issa (I)Republican155,88850.26%$2,757,042
Douglas Loren ApplegateDemocratic154,26749.74%$2,069,782
Totals310,155100.00%$4,826,824
New Hampshire President
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.368%, 2,736 votes
*Hillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocratic348,52646.83%$583,217,328
Donald John Trump, Sr.Republican345,79046.46%$341,062,859
Gary Earl JohnsonLibertarian30,7774.14%$11,670,597
Jill E. SteinGreen6,4960.87%$9,485,845
Joe Biden; Jeb Bush; Ben Carson; Chris Christie; Ted Cruz; John Kasich; John McCain; Ron Paul, Rand Paul or R. Paul; Mike Pence; Mitt Romney; Marco Rubio; Paul Ryan; Vermin Supreme; Scatter.Scattering6,4720.87% 
Bernard "Bernie" SandersWrite-in4,4930.60%$236,789,810
David Evan "Evan" McMullinWrite-in1,0640.14%$1,634,839
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente GuerraAmerican Delta6780.09%$8,075,960
Totals744,296100.00%$1,191,937,238
Michigan President
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.223%, 10,704 votes
*Donald John Trump, Sr.Republican2,279,54347.50%$341,062,859
Hillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocratic2,268,83947.27%$583,217,328
Gary Earl JohnsonLibertarian172,1363.59%$11,670,597
Jill E. SteinGreen51,4631.07%$9,485,845
Darrell Lane CastleU.S. Taxpayers16,1390.34%$71,876
David Evan "Evan" McMullinWrite-in8,1770.17%$1,634,839
Emidio "Mimi" SoltysikNatural Law2,2090.05% 
Michael Andrew "Mike" MaturenWrite-in5170.01% 
Thomas Conrad "Tom" HoeflingWrite-in950.00% 
Laurence J. "Larry" KotlikoffWrite-in870.00% 
Benjamin "Ben" HartnellWrite-in390.00% 
Monica Gail MooreheadWrite-in300.00%$13,278
Cherunda Lynn FoxWrite-in100.00%$36,288
Totals4,799,284100.00%$947,192,910
North Carolina Governor
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.218%, 10,277 votes
*Roy Asberry CooperDemocratic2,309,15749.02% 
Patrick L. "Pat" McCrory (I)Republican2,298,88048.80% 
Lon Vernon CecilLibertarian102,9772.19% 
Totals4,711,014100.00% 
New Hampshire Senate Class 3
No single candidate received a majority of the vote.
Winner's margin: 0.138%, 1,017 votes
*Margaret Wood "Maggie" HassanDemocratic354,64947.98%$18,618,880
Kelly A. Ayotte (I)Republican353,63247.84%$15,438,420
Aaron DayIndependent17,7422.40% 
Brian ChabotLibertarian12,5971.70% 
ScatterScattering5200.07% 
Totals739,140100.00%$34,057,300
North Carolina Auditor
Winner's margin: 0.134%, 6,042 votes
*Beth A. Wood (I)Democratic2,259,43650.07% 
Charles W. "Chuck" Stuber, Jr.Republican2,253,39449.93% 
Totals4,512,830100.00% 
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