The polls convinced many that Clinton was headed to the White House. But the polls were misleading – and one behavioral scientist thinks emotion led respondents to mislead pollsters on purpose.
What can future politicians learn from the president-elect's social media presence while on the campaign trail?
At first it seemed comical that such an unpolished campaign could win over American voters. No one's laughing now.
The prospect of a Trump presidency does not bode well for women in general and feminism in particular.
Swinburne political scientist Bryan Cranton looks at why so many experts got the US Election so wrong
America appears as divided over key aspects of foreign policy as it is at home. So how does President-elect Trump hope to handle that divide, and what will be the major issues facing him?
A good concession speech will use what rhetorical scholars call 'transcendent rhetoric,' which emphasizes conciliatory, unifying language.
In the heat of the moment, there can be a temptation to overstate the importance of events. But Trump’s election marks the end of an era. Asia’s international politics have entered uncharted waters.
By tracking emotive tweets in the three weeks prior to polling day, these researchers called the election better than most pollsters.
Despite acknowledging her pain, the losing candidate kept her composure as she admitted defeat.
Trump won because his supporters no longer believe incremental change can deliver for them.
From coast to coast, the 2016 election has torn up the usual order.
Many pollsters are now eating humble pie.
The pundits and polls got it wrong. Here's why.
Donald J Trump has emerged victorious in the historic, and historically acerbic, 2016 American presidential election. What does this outcome mean for the world?
Research suggests their initial reaction may portend how they will perform in the coming months and even years.
The differences between the two candidates on key policies are stark, and the result will have major implications around the world.
Fear is a potent emotion that influences our decision-making. Each presidential candidate has tried to harness it during the last stretch of the campaign.
Whether it's Clinton on Trump in the White House, progressive action on climate change in America - and therefore globally - is going to take a hit.
Will it be possible to put America's political life back together after the election? Britain after 'Brexit' offers a case study.