Trump omitted from Google search for presidential candidates

Donald Trump and Gary Johnson were temporarily missing from the Google search results on July 27, 2016. (WCMH)


(WCMH/WOOD) — If you Googled the presidential candidates Wednesday morning, you may have noticed something was amiss.

If you enter ‘presidential candidates’ into the Google search bar, a guide featuring pictures of the candidates tops the results. Clicking each profile leads to search results for the respective candidate.

Donald Trump, Republican National Convention, RNC, Cleveland
Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump takes the stage during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday, July 21, 2016.

The only problem Wednesday morning was Republican candidate Donald Trump wasn’t included. Neither was Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson.

Results popped up for Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Green Party candidate Jill Stein.

At about noon Wednesday, Trump and Johnson were also included in the Google search.


The original version of this story was first posted on WCMH’s website.

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