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ENGWR 302 (Silcox) - Critical Thinking about the 2016 Presidential Primary

ENGWR 302 (Silcox) - Critical Thinking about the 2016 Presidential Primary


Political Websites

Which Candidate is Your Best Choice?

Start with this website to find out which candidate matches your views on the issues.

General Information About the Candidates

This webpage provides an overview of this election with links to individual pages on each candidate.

Just type in a candidate's name and have access to biography, voting record, approval ratings, speeches and finances.

Up-to-date News about this Election Cycle

Use this website to keep up with news about the candidates.

This is another source for news about the 2016 presidential election.

Check Your Facts

Use this website to verify information from the candidates. This is particularly useful for verifying statements made during any debates.

  • The Washington Post also has a Fact Checker section specifically for the 2016 presidential election.

Follow the Money

Created by the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan nonprofit organization that "aims to create a more educated voter, an involved citizenry and a more transparent and responsive government."


Find Official Candidate Websites

To find the official candidate website, Google their name with "official site."

Google Web Search

Find Speeches on YouTube

Google "youtube 2016 name of candidate." For example youtube 2016 hillary clinton.

Google Web Search