Welcome to the 3rd thread devoted to 2016 Presidential Election here on the Cafe! To review the 2016 Presidential Primaries Discussion thread click here! We also had an election thread four years ago, and so we're going to continue the tradition here. This thread serves an important purpose for raising awareness of the issues, along with hopefully increasing voter participation. Some key dates for the weeks ahead: 1. The Republican convention is scheduled for July 18th - July 21st. 2. The Democrat convention is scheduled for July 25th - July 28th. 3. The first Presidential debate (between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is scheduled for September 26th. 4. The key to winning the Presidential election is capturing 270 electoral votes. Pay attention to polling in the swing states! Comments?!?