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2020 United States presidential election
November 3, 2020
Donald Trump official portrait (cropped).jpg Joe Biden 2013.jpg
Nominee Donald Trump (presumptive) Joe Biden
Party Republican Democrat
Home state Florida Delaware
Running mate Mike Pence TBD
2020 United States presidential election

The electoral map for the 2020 election, based on populations from the 2010 census

The United States presidential election, 2020 will take place on November 3, 2020. Voters will select presidential electors who will then vote on December 14, 2020 to either elect a new President and Vice President or re-elect the incumbents. The winners of the 2020 election will be inaugurated on January 20, 2021.

Donald Trump, the 45th and current President, launched a reelection campaign for the Republican primaries; several state Republican Party organizations have cancelled their primaries in a show of support for his candidacy. He became the presumptive nominee in March 2020.

27 major candidates launched campaigns for the Democratic nomination, which became the largest field of candidates for any political party in the modern-day American politics. In April 2020, former Vice President Joe Biden became the presumptive nominee after beating Senator Bernie Sanders.

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