Trump Tweets About The Popular Vote

Donald Trump is the new President-elect and will begin serving his first term starting January 20th, 2017.  In the meantime Trump, the President-elect, is bridging the gap between the people and the growing resentment of elitist insiders in Washington by taking to Twitter daily to tweet out personal responses to events, updates to his cabinet appointments and administration, and reactions to criticism coming from all fronts including one of his primary targets, the media itself.

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Get a direct line to and summary of President Trump’s tweets here on Tweeting.

The 2016 election is finally over and Trump has won the electoral college by a score of 306 to 232 electoral votes. One of the few contentious topics played out on Twitter has been the disparity of the popular vote between the 2 candidates. As of the date of this post Hillary Clinton has surged ahead in the popular vote by over 2 million.

With such a large gap in the popular vote and questions about mandates many people are wanting the government to take a closer look at the electoral college and popular vote to see if the status quo system in electing a President is still viable. There are some valid arguments on both sides of this topic.

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It wasn’t long after the election results were finalized and Hillary Clinton steamed rolled ahead with over 1.5 million in the popular vote that the candidates, party officials and advocates for mainly the Democrats began to to address the issue.

Trump has been tweeting about the popular vote with some regularity. Here are some of the latest Trump Popular Vote tweets that have come out of Trump’s Twitter account recently:


Donald Trump tweets about the Popular vote on Nov 15, 2016: “If the election were based on total popular vote I would have campaigned in N.Y. Florida and California and won even bigger and more easily.”

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Donald Trump tweets about the Electoral College on Nov. 15, 2016:  “The Electoral College is actually genius in that it brings all states, including the smaller ones, into play. Campaigning is much different!”




Donald Trump tweets about people who voted illegally on November 27th: “In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally.”


Donald Trump tweets about strategy pertaining to the popular vote on November 27th: “it would have been much easier for me to win the so-called popular vote than the Electoral College in that I would only campaign in 3 or 4 states instead of the 15 states that I visited. I would have won even more easily and convincingly (but smaller states are forgotten)!”

trump-tweet-popular-vote-strategy Trump’s category will be focusing on all the relevant tweets as they are tweeted out from the President of the United States Donald Trump. Stay Tuned!