2020 Presidential Election Facts and Statistics | By the Numbers



2020 Presidential Election Facts and Statistics

The election cycle in the US is starting to heat up, so  I thought it would be a good time to start tracking 2020 presidential election facts and statistics. Below is what I was able to dig up so far. As always, stats/facts will be added/updated as I find new ones, so stay tuned…

2020 Presidential Election Facts and Statistics

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Please note that some of this info is easier to find than others. Many of these stats are based on news reports and third party organizations and not necessarily official tallies. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100% accurate.

2020 Presidential Election Facts and Statistics

Major Declared Presidential Candidates

(as of 3/12/20)
Note: 1,991 delegates needed to win the Democratic Nomination

Candidate Party Background Delegates Won Total Fundraising Note(s)
Michael Bennet Democrat US Senator (Colorado) $7.291 million Dropped Out in February 2020
Joe Biden Democrat Former Vice President 864  $76.200 million
Bill de Blasio Democrat Mayor  (New York City)  $1.802 million Dropped Out in September 2019
Michael Bloomberg Democrat Former Mayor  (New York City) 61  na Dropped out in March 2020
Corey Booker Democrat US Senator (New Jersey) $27.654 million Dropped Out in January 2020
Steve Bullock Democrat Governor (Montana) $5.208 million Dropped Out in December 2019
Pete Buttigieg Democrat Mayor (South Bend, IN) 26 $81.490 million Dropped out in March 2020
Julian Castro Democrat Former Obama HUD Secretary $10.075 million Dropped Out in January 2020
John Delaney Democrat Former Congressman (Maryland) $13.925 million Dropped Out in January 2020
Tulsi Gabbard Democrat Congress (Hawaii) 2 $13.515 million
Kirsten Gillibrand Democrat US Senator (New York) $15.823 million Dropped Out in August 2019
Kamala Harris Democrat US Senator (California) $39.956 million Dropped Out in December 2019
John Hickenlooper Democrat Former Governor (Colorado) $4.111 million Dropped Out in August 2019
Jay Inslee Democrat Governor (Washington) $8.594 million Dropped Out in August 2019
Amy Klobuchar Democrat US Senator (Minnesota) 7 $34.188 million Dropped out in March 2020
Wayne Messam Democrat Mayor (Miramar, FL) $126,918 Dropped Out in November 2019
Seth Moulton Democrat Congress (Massachusetts)  $1.497 million Dropped Out in August 2019
Beto O’Rourke Democrat Former Congressman (Texas) $17.541 million Dropped Out in November 2019
Deval Patrick Democrat Former Governor (Massachusetts)  na Dropped Out in February 2020
Tim Ryan Democrat Congress (Ohio)  $1.296 million Dropped Out in October 2019
Bernie Sanders Independent US Senator (Vermont) 710 $132.568 million
Joe Sestak Democrat Former Congressman (Pennsylvania)  $3.712 million Dropped Out in December 2019
Tom Steyer Democrat Entrepreneur $270.667 million Dropped out in March 2020
Eric Swalwell Democrat Congress (California) $2.547 million Dropped Out in July 2019
Donald Trump Republican President 1,104 $253.402 million
Joe Walsh Republican Former US Representative (Illinois) $502,025 Dropped Out in February 2020
Elizabeth Warren Democrat US Senator (Massachusetts) 70 $92.023 million Dropped out in March 2020
Bill Weld Republican Former Governor (Massachusetts) 1 $1.852 million
Marianne Williamson Democrat Author $8.007 million Dropped Out in January 2020
Andrew Yang Democrat Entrepreneur $39.164 million Dropped Out in February 2020

2020 Presidential Debate schedule

(as of 3/1/20)

Date(s) Party Host(s) Location
June 26-27, 2019 Democrat NBC, MSNBC, Telemundo Miami, FL
July 30-31, 2019 Democrat CNN Detroit, MI
September 12-13, 2019 Democrat ABC, Univision Houston, TX
October 15, 2019 Democrat CNN, New York Times Westerville, OH
November 20,2019 Democrat MSNBC, Washington Post Atlanta, GA
December 19, 2019 Democrat PBS, Politico Los Angeles, CA
January 14, 2020 Democrat CNN, The Des Moines Register Des Moines, IA
February 7, 2020 Democrat ABC, WMUR, Apple News Manchester, NH
February 19, 2020 Democrat NBC, MSNBC, Telemundo, The Nevada Independent Las Vegas, NV
February 25, 2020 Democrat CBS, BET, Twitter, Congressional Black Caucus Institute Charleston, SC
March 15, 2020 Democrat CNN, Univision, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Phoenix, AZ

2020 Presidential Primary Election Dates by State

(as of 3/12/20)

Delegates Available
Winner
Date State
Democrat
Republican
Democrat
Republican
2/3/20 Iowa 41 40 (tie) Sanders

Buttigieg

Trump
2/11/20 New Hampshire 24 22 Sanders

Trump

2/15/20 South Carolina (GOP) 50  Canceled
2/22/20 Nevada (Dem) 36  Sanders
2/25/20 Nevada (GOP) 25 Canceled
2/29/20 South Carolina (Dem) 54 Biden
3/3/20 Alabama 52 50 Biden Trump
3/3/20 Alaska (GOP) 28 Canceled
3/3/20 American Samoa (Dem) 6 Bloomberg
3/3/20 Arkansas 31 40 Biden  Trump
3/3/20 California 416 172 Sanders  Trump
3/3/20 Colorado 67 37 Sanders  Trump
3/3-3/10/20 Democrats Abroad 13
3/8/20 Maine 24 Biden Trump
3/3/20 Massachusetts 91 41 Biden  Trump
3/3/20 Minnesota 75 39 Biden  Trump
3/3/20 North Carolina 110 71 Biden  Trump
3/3/20 Oklahoma 37 43 Biden  Trump
3/3/20 Tennessee 64 58 Biden  Trump
3/3/20 Texas 228 155 Biden  Trump
3/3/20 Utah 29 40 Sanders  Trump
3/3/20 Vermont 16 17 Sanders  Trump
3/3/20 Virginia (Dem) 99 49 Biden
3/7/20 Kansas (GOP) 39 Canceled
3/7/20 Kentucky (GOP) 46
3/8/20 Puerto Rico (GOP) 23
3/10/20 Hawaii (GOP) 19 Canceled
3/10/20 Idaho 20 32 Biden Trump
3/10/20 Michigan 125 73 Biden Trump
3/10/20 Mississippi 36 39 Biden Trump
3/10/20 Missouri 68 54 Biden Trump
3/10/20 North Dakota (Dem) 14 Sanders Trump
3/10/20 Washington 89 44
3/12/20 Virgin Islands (GOP) 9
3/14/20 District of Columbia (GOP) 19
3/14/20 Guam (GOP) 6
3/14/20 Northern Marianas (Dem) 6
3/14/20 Wyoming (GOP) 12
3/17/20 Arizona 67 57
3/17/20 Florida 219 122
3/17/20 Illinois 155 67
3/17/20 Northern Marianas (GOP) 9
3/17/20 Ohio 136 82
3/24/20 Georgia 105 76
3/24/20 American Samoa (GOP) 6
4/3-4/5/20 North Dakota (GOP) 29
4/4/20 Alaska (Dem) 14
4/4/20 Hawaii (Dem) 22
4/4/20 Louisiana 50 46
4/4/20 Wyoming (Dem) 13
4/7/20 Wisconsin 77 52
4/21/20 New York (GOP) 95
4/28/20 New York (Dem) 224
4/28/20 Connecticut 49 28
4/28/20 Delaware 17 16
4/28/20 Maryland 79 38
4/28/20 Pennsylvania 153 88
4/28/20 Rhode Island 21 19
5/2/20 Kansas (Dem) 33
5/2/20 Guam (Dem) 6
5/5/20 Indiana 70 58
5/12/20 Nebraska 25 36
5/12/20 West Virginia 24 34
5/19/20 Kentucky (Dem) 46
5/19/20 Oregon 52 28
6/2/20 Montana 16 27
6/2/20 New Jersey 107 49
6/2/20 New Mexico 29 22
6/2/20 South Dakota 14 29
6/6/20 Virgin Islands (Dem) 6
6/7/20 Puerto Rico (Dem) 51
6/16/20 District of Columbia (Dem) 17

Important 2020 Presidential Election Dates:

  • July 13-16, 2020 – Democratic National Convention (Milwaukee, WI)
  • August 24-27, 2020 – Republican National Convention (Charlotte, NC)
  • November 3, 2020 – General Election Day
  • December 2020 – Electoral College meet in state capitals to formally cast their votes
  • January 5, 2021 – Electoral votes counted in joint session of Congress
  • January 20, 2021 – Inauguration Day