Echoing the presidential election results in the state, the election for two seats on the University of Michigan’s Board of Regents remained close until the very last precinct.

President elect Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a pre-caucus rally in Cedar Rapids, IA on February 1, 2016.

In a large upset victory, Republican nominee Donald Trump won the presidential election after capturing Wisconsin, North Carolina and Pennsylvania, which Democrats had considered crucial to their victory. The race was called at 2:30 a.m. by the Associated Press.


Throughout the 2016 presidential election, candidates from both major political parties visited the University of Michigan and other locations across the state leading up to the primaries and general election to mobilize millennial voters.


GRAND RAPIDS — In one of her final campaign stops of the election season, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spoke to a crowd of 4,000 at Grand Valley State University about her vision for the country in an attempt to galvanize voters one day before the election.

Donald Trump Jr. speaks at a campaign rally for his father, Donald Trump, in Warren on Monday.

WARREN On the eve of Election Day, Donald Trump Jr. said Michigan residents could change the deceptive nature of politics by voting for his father, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, for president of the United States in a stop in the state.


In March, Michigan was part of a so-called political revolution.


During President Barack Obama’s visit to the University of Michigan Monday — one day before Election Day — the president aimed to use his legacy to sway students and other state residents to turn out for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

Currently outside of the Michigan Union Starbucks, a dozen or so photographs depict University of Michigan students and messages they chalked on the Diag.

For our fifth episode of The Michigan Daily's Election Podcast, columnist Brett Graham talks campus issues with Regent Denise Ilitch (D), up for re-election Nov. 8. 


With less than a week until the presidential election, Sen.