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

CandidatePartyBackgroundDelegates WonTotal FundraisingNote(s)
Michael BennetDemocratUS Senator (Colorado)$7.291 millionDropped Out in February 2020
Joe BidenDemocratFormer Vice President864 $76.200 million
Bill de BlasioDemocratMayor  (New York City) $1.802 millionDropped Out in September 2019
Michael BloombergDemocratFormer Mayor  (New York City)61 naDropped out in March 2020
Corey BookerDemocratUS Senator (New Jersey)$27.654 millionDropped Out in January 2020
Steve BullockDemocratGovernor (Montana)$5.208 millionDropped Out in December 2019
Pete ButtigiegDemocratMayor (South Bend, IN)26$81.490 millionDropped out in March 2020
Julian CastroDemocratFormer Obama HUD Secretary$10.075 millionDropped Out in January 2020
John DelaneyDemocratFormer Congressman (Maryland)$13.925 millionDropped Out in January 2020
Tulsi GabbardDemocratCongress (Hawaii)2$13.515 million
Kirsten GillibrandDemocratUS Senator (New York)$15.823 millionDropped Out in August 2019
Kamala HarrisDemocratUS Senator (California)$39.956 millionDropped Out in December 2019
John HickenlooperDemocratFormer Governor (Colorado)$4.111 millionDropped Out in August 2019
Jay InsleeDemocratGovernor (Washington)$8.594 millionDropped Out in August 2019
Amy KlobucharDemocratUS Senator (Minnesota)7$34.188 millionDropped out in March 2020
Wayne MessamDemocratMayor (Miramar, FL)$126,918Dropped Out in November 2019
Seth MoultonDemocratCongress (Massachusetts) $1.497 millionDropped Out in August 2019
Beto O'RourkeDemocratFormer Congressman (Texas)$17.541 millionDropped Out in November 2019
Deval PatrickDemocratFormer Governor (Massachusetts) naDropped Out in February 2020
Tim RyanDemocratCongress (Ohio) $1.296 millionDropped Out in October 2019
Bernie SandersIndependentUS Senator (Vermont)710$132.568 million
Joe SestakDemocratFormer Congressman (Pennsylvania) $3.712 millionDropped Out in December 2019
Tom SteyerDemocratEntrepreneur$270.667 millionDropped out in March 2020
Eric SwalwellDemocratCongress (California)$2.547 millionDropped Out in July 2019
Donald TrumpRepublicanPresident1,104$253.402 million
Joe WalshRepublicanFormer US Representative (Illinois)$502,025Dropped Out in February 2020
Elizabeth WarrenDemocratUS Senator (Massachusetts)70$92.023 millionDropped out in March 2020
Bill WeldRepublicanFormer Governor (Massachusetts)1$1.852 million
Marianne WilliamsonDemocratAuthor$8.007 millionDropped Out in January 2020
Andrew YangDemocratEntrepreneur$39.164 millionDropped Out in February 2020

2020 Presidential Debate schedule

(as of 3/1/20)

Date(s)PartyHost(s)Location
June 26-27, 2019DemocratNBC, MSNBC, TelemundoMiami, FL
July 30-31, 2019DemocratCNNDetroit, MI
September 12-13, 2019DemocratABC, UnivisionHouston, TX
October 15, 2019DemocratCNN, New York TimesWesterville, OH
November 20,2019DemocratMSNBC, Washington PostAtlanta, GA
December 19, 2019DemocratPBS, PoliticoLos Angeles, CA
January 14, 2020DemocratCNN, The Des Moines RegisterDes Moines, IA
February 7, 2020DemocratABC, WMUR, Apple NewsManchester, NH
February 19, 2020DemocratNBC, MSNBC, Telemundo, The Nevada IndependentLas Vegas, NV
February 25, 2020DemocratCBS, BET, Twitter, Congressional Black Caucus InstituteCharleston, SC
March 15, 2020DemocratCNN, Univision, Congressional Hispanic CaucusPhoenix, AZ

2020 Presidential Primary Election Dates by State

(as of 3/12/20)

Delegates Available
Winner
DateState
Democrat
Republican
Democrat
Republican
2/3/20Iowa4140(tie) Sanders

Buttigieg

Trump
2/11/20New Hampshire2422Sanders

Trump

2/15/20South Carolina (GOP)50--- Canceled
2/22/20Nevada (Dem)36 Sanders---
2/25/20Nevada (GOP)25---Canceled
2/29/20South Carolina (Dem)54Biden---
3/3/20Alabama5250BidenTrump
3/3/20Alaska (GOP)28---Canceled
3/3/20American Samoa (Dem)6Bloomberg---
3/3/20Arkansas3140Biden Trump
3/3/20California416172Sanders Trump
3/3/20Colorado6737Sanders Trump
3/3-3/10/20Democrats Abroad13---
3/8/20Maine24BidenTrump
3/3/20Massachusetts9141Biden Trump
3/3/20Minnesota7539Biden Trump
3/3/20North Carolina11071Biden Trump
3/3/20Oklahoma3743Biden Trump
3/3/20Tennessee6458Biden Trump
3/3/20Texas228155Biden Trump
3/3/20Utah2940Sanders Trump
3/3/20Vermont1617Sanders Trump
3/3/20Virginia (Dem)9949Biden---
3/7/20Kansas (GOP)39---Canceled
3/7/20Kentucky (GOP)46---
3/8/20Puerto Rico (GOP)23---
3/10/20Hawaii (GOP)19---Canceled
3/10/20Idaho2032BidenTrump
3/10/20Michigan12573BidenTrump
3/10/20Mississippi3639BidenTrump
3/10/20Missouri6854BidenTrump
3/10/20North Dakota (Dem)14SandersTrump
3/10/20Washington8944
3/12/20Virgin Islands (GOP)9
3/14/20District of Columbia (GOP)19
3/14/20Guam (GOP)6
3/14/20Northern Marianas (Dem)6
3/14/20Wyoming (GOP)12
3/17/20Arizona6757
3/17/20Florida219122
3/17/20Illinois15567
3/17/20Northern Marianas (GOP)9
3/17/20Ohio13682
3/24/20Georgia10576
3/24/20American Samoa (GOP)6
4/3-4/5/20North Dakota (GOP)29
4/4/20Alaska (Dem)14
4/4/20Hawaii (Dem)22
4/4/20Louisiana5046
4/4/20Wyoming (Dem)13
4/7/20Wisconsin7752
4/21/20New York (GOP)95
4/28/20New York (Dem)224
4/28/20Connecticut4928
4/28/20Delaware1716
4/28/20Maryland7938
4/28/20Pennsylvania15388
4/28/20Rhode Island2119
5/2/20Kansas (Dem)33
5/2/20Guam (Dem)6
5/5/20Indiana7058
5/12/20Nebraska2536
5/12/20West Virginia2434
5/19/20Kentucky (Dem)46
5/19/20Oregon5228
6/2/20Montana1627
6/2/20New Jersey10749
6/2/20New Mexico2922
6/2/20South Dakota1429
6/6/20Virgin Islands (Dem)6
6/7/20Puerto Rico (Dem)51
6/16/20District 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




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