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2020 United States presidential election
November 3rd, 2020
Trump
Nominee Thomas A. Roosevelt Donald J. Trump
Party Democratic Party Republican Party
Home state New York New York
Running mate Julian Castro Mike Pence
Electoral vote 358 180
States carried 28 22
2020 US Presidential Map (Tom Roosevelt)
Presidential election results map. Blue denotes those won by Roosevelt/Castro, red denotes states won by Trump/Pence. Numbers indicate electoral votes allotted to the winner of each state.
President before election
Donald J. Trump
Republican Party
Elected President
Thomas A. Roosevelt
Democratic Party
The 2020 United States presidential election is the 59th quadrennial presidential election, held on November 3rd, 2020.

The Democratic nominee, United States Senator Thomas A. Roosevelt from New York and his running mate, former U.S Secretary of HUD Julian Castro from Texas defeated the Republican nominee, President Donald J. Trump from New York and his running mate, Vice President Michael R. Pence from Indiana. Roosevelt and Castro were sworn in as President and Vice President on January 20th, 2021.

The main issues of this election were the Economic Crisis of 2020, Immigration reform, Foreign relations and Healthcare. Roosevelt ran on a populist left agenda, promising Healthcare for all, the Second New Deal and ending the wars. Trump campaigned on the slogan "Keep America Great!" and critized Roosevelt's ideas, calling them "Socialist" and a "Government Takeover of Everything."

Roosevelt defeated Trump, in a landslide victory, Roosevelt won 358 electoral votes to Trump's 180. Roosevelt also won the popular vote by 6 Million more votes than Trump did.

Republican primaries

Summary

Despite his popularity among Republicans, Donald Trump was challenged by many anti-trump conservatives, these include former Governor and Libertarian 2016 VP William "Bill" Weld from Massachusetts, former U.S representative and conservative talk show host Joe Walsh from Illinois, former Governor and U.S Representative Mark Sanford from South Carolina and former Governor and U.S Representative John Kasich from Ohio.

Among the ones listed, Kasich performed the best, winning his home state of Ohio, Iowa, New Hampshire, Nebraska, Idaho and Utah. However, Trump won the primary at the end, 2111 to 252 in delegates and 63% to 37%.

Candidates

  • Donald John Trump, 45th President of the United States (2017 to present) (NOMINEE)
  • John Kasich, Governor of Ohio (2011-2019)
  • Joe Walsh, U.S Representative of IL-08 (2011-2013), Conservative talk show host
  • William "Bill" Weld, Governor of Massachusetts (1991-1997)
  • Mark Sanford, U.S Representative of SC-01 (1995-2001, 2013-2019), Governor of South Carolina (2003-2011)

Democratic primary

Summary

Candidates

  • Thomas Roosevelt, U.S Representative (2009-present), Businessman and Activist from New York (NOMINEE)
  • William McWell, U.S Senator (2014-present) from Illinois
  • Joe Biden, U.S Vice President (2009-2017) from Delaware
  • Elizabeth Warren, U.S Senator (2013-present), CFPB Special Advisor (2010-2012) from Massachusetts
  • Bernie Sanders, U.S Senator (2007-present), U.S Representative (1991-2007), Mayor of Burlington, Vermont (1981-1989) from Vermont
  • Pete Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana (2012-2020)
  • Andrew Yang, Businessman from New York
  • Kamala Harris, U.S Senator (2017-present) from California
  • Cory Booker, U.S Senator (2013-present) from New Jersey
  • Julian Castro, U.S Secretary of HUD (2014-2017) from Texas
  • Amy Klobuchar, U.S Senator (2007-present) from Minnesota
  • Tulsi Gabbard, U.S Representative (2013-present) from Hawaii
  • Marianne Williamson, Author from Texas
  • Steve Bullock, Governor of Montana (2013-2021)
  • John Delaney, U.S Representative (2013-2019) from Maryland
  • Wayne Messam, Mayor of Miramar, Florida (2015-2022)
  • Jay Inslee, Governor of Washington (2013-2021)
  • John Hickenlooper, Governor of Colorado (2011-2019)
  • Mike Gravel,
  • Eric Swalwell, U.S Representative of CA-15 (2013-present)
  • Richard Ojeda, West Virginia State Senator of WV-SD07 (2016-2019)
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