Trump still hasn't conceded the election — here's how other presidential runner-ups have graciously bowed out in the past

  • Donald Trump has yet to concede the 2020 presidential election despite losing to former vice president Joe Biden.
  • Although concession speeches are not required, it has been a tradition for more than 100 years for the runner-up to acknowledge their defeat and offer words of encouragement to the victor.
  • We looked at presidential concession speeches from the past 60 years and found four elements that these addresses tend to have.
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