The Republicans started with 17 presidential candidates. The Democrats had 11, including performance artist Vermin Supreme. Now, on Election Day, just Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton remain.
Our election road trip followed them across the country, talking to supporters, critics and undecided voters about their hopes for the election.
Here & Now‘s Robin Young looks back at her trip through seven states: Iowa, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania — and what she learned along the way.