WATCH: The Road Ahead (Opening Up Our Electoral System)

Author: Jake Simms
Created: 23 January, 2017
Updated: 17 October, 2022
1 min read

While Donald Trump stunned the world by defeating Hillary Clinton, a small percentage of political outsiders watched the results to see if they could capitalize on an election season that left few feeling good about the state of politics in the United States. Even a small percentage of the popular vote can save hundreds of thousands of dollars by reducing bureaucratic roadblocks, and even bring in millions of dollars for future growth.


Spanning from election night to the recount effort to court cases just before the inauguration, we captured the end of the 2016 campaign, get insight on what's next, and try to understand how incremental victories can build toward anything meaningful in a complex and unapologetic two party system.

This is the fifth and final episode in a series on the 2016 election from a reformer and non-major party perspective.