If Trump Loses The Election, Will He Concede?

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump addresses supporters during a campaign stop at the KI Convention Center on Oct. 17, 2016 in Green Bay, Wis. Trump will square off with democratic rival Hillary Clinton for a final debate before the election on Oct. 19 in Las Vegas. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Tradition holds that part of the peaceful transition of power is the loser of the presidential election concedes. But there are concerns right now, given the rhetoric from Donald Trump about the election being rigged, that if he loses, he might not concede.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with NPR lead political editor Domenico Montenaro.


Domenico Montanaro, NPR’s lead political editor. He tweets @DomenicoNPR.

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