2020 Election Candidates

  The possible candidates of 2020 presidency, and all of the information you need to know about them. So far we have 12 democratic runners, and 3 republican runners. Here below we will discuss the candidates main points/views and why they’re running. 

Michael Bennett

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“We have managed to acquire $13 trillion of debt on our balance sheet. In my view we have nothing to show for it. We haven’t invested in our roads, our bridges, our waste-water systems, our sewer systems. We haven’t even maintained the assets that our parents and grandparents built for us.”

  • Senator from Colorado 
  • He is 55 years old
  • Democrat 
  • Apart of a group that created a immigration reform bill in 2013
  • He was diagnosed with prostate cancer

Joseph R. Biden Jr. 

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“Our future cannot depend on the government alone. The ultimate solutions lie in the attitudes and the actions of the American people.

  • Democrat 
  • Once was our Vice President during Obama’s presidency. 
  • Age 77
  • Senator from Delaware

Michael R. Bloomberg

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“Well, we have to provide the world’s best schools. We certainly don’t have them, but that’s our objective.” 

  • 77
  • Democrat 
  • Former Mayor of New York City 
  • Formerly ran for mayor as a Republican but in October registered as a Democrat 
  • He disagrees with bank regulations, and the #MeToo movement
  • Advocately for gun control, and climate change 

Pete Buttigieg

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“Greatness will come by looking forward – untethered from the politics of the past and anchored by our shared values – and by changing our nation’s future.”

  • Democrat 
  • 38 years old 
  • Military Veteran 
  • Former mayor of South Bend 
  • He wants to increase the amount of seats in the supreme court 
  • Focused on Climate Change, and improving our economy 

John Delaney

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“People ask, ‘How do you work with the other side?’ Well, I start by not saying bad things about them.” 

  • Democrat 
  • 56
  • Former Congressman from Maryland 
  • Endorsed universal health care 

Tulsi Gabbard

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“The best of our nation is exemplified by our nation’s veterans who embody what it means to put service above self. Who have sacrificed their own personal interests out of a greater love for our people and our country.” 

  • Democrat
  • 38
  • Congresswomen from Hawaii 
  • Army National Guard Veterans 
  • Strongly opposes military intervention overseas

Amy Klobuchar

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“In my job you can’t just put your head in the sand and throw partisan bombshells. You have to get results.”

  • Democrat
  • 59
  • Senator from Minnesota 
  • Plans to win by focusing on the middle states votes
  • Trying to end opioid, and drug addiction, and lower the price of prescription drugs. 

Deval Patrick

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“We need a government that is what we are at our best. Smart, efficient, pragmatic and compassionate.”

  • Democrat 
  • 63
  • Former governor of Massachusetts 
  • Executive at Bain Capital 
  • In 2006 he was the 2nd ever black governer in the U.S. 
  • Focused on economic growth, and created many jobs in Massachusetts 

Bernie Sanders

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“Medicare for all” 

  • Democrat 
  • 78
  • Senator from Vermont 
  • Former Congressman 
  • A democratic socialist 
  • In 2016 he was the runner up in the Democratic primary

Tom Steyer

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“Donald Trump may be unusually flamboyant, but his views are all too representative of the party that is about to nominate him for president.”

  • Democrat 
  • Billionaire, and a former hedge fund executive 
  • Impeachment, and Climate change advocate 
  • Promoting renewable energy 

Elizabeth Warren

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“What I’ve learned is that real change is very, very hard. But I’ve also learned that change is possible – if you fight for it.”

  • Democrat 
  • 70
  • Senator from Massachusetts 
  • “Big structural change”
  • Always has a plan for everything she says….”I have a plan for that” 

Andrew Yang

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“I’m a capitalist, and I believe that universal basic income is necessary for capitalism to continue.”

  • Democrat 
  • 45
  • Former Tech Executive 
  • Founded a nonprofit economic development 
  • His campaign is based on a “Universal Basic Income” of 1,000 per month for all Americans

Donald J. Trump

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“No dream is too big. No challenge is too great. Nothing we want for our future is beyond our reach.”

  • Republican
  • 73
  • Wants to undo many things the Obama administration has put into action 
  • Impeachment Trial
  • Building a Wall
  • Canceling international deals 

Joe Walsh

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“The best part of success is that it got me past the basic survival level of existence so that I was comfortable. I didn’t have to worry about stuff pertaining to survival. Once that was taken care of, I got the chance sit down and create and work at what I do.”

  • Republican
  • 58
  • Conservative radio host
  • Former congressman from illinois 
  • in 2010, he served one term in the house
  • Reducing National Debt 

William F. Weld

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“Much is forgiven anyone who relieves the desperate boredom of the working press.”

  • Republican 
  • 74
  • Former Governor of Massachusetts 
  • Former Federal Prosecutor 
  • Ran for Vice President in the liberation party in 2016
  • Fiscal Restraint
  • Moderate Immigration Reform 
  • Legalize Marijuana 

Don´t forget to vote

https://www.usa.gov/register-to-vote

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/us/politics/2020-presidential-candidates.amp.html

 

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