CNN correspondents and commentators experienced the 2016 presidential election in unique and interesting ways. This recollection and others were produced in conjunction with CNN's election project, "A Race Like No Other: The Unprecedented Election of 2016."
(CNN)I wasn't supposed to be on DL3361 on July 14, 2016. I had to switch flights at the last minute because Donald Trump had decided to stay in Indianapolis for an extra day. The first flight I was booked on that day got canceled. But as soon as I showed up at my gate, I realized fate had tossed a bone my way.