What You Should Know: 2020 Democratic Candidates

[update 2/3] see the results of the 8th debate here

[update 1/15] see the results of the 7th debate here

[update 12/20] see the results of the 6th debate here

[update 11/21] SEE THE RESULTS OF THE 5th DEBATE HERE

[update 10/28] SEE THE RESULTS OF THE 4th DEBATE HERE

[update 9/13] see the results of the 3rd debate here

[update 8/1] SEE THE RESULTS OF THE 2nd DEBATE HERE

[update 6/27] SEE THE RESULTS OF THE 1st DEBATE HERE


 

Joe Biden, Jr.

Current National Polling: 15-19%

Home State: Delaware

Experience: Former Vice President (2009-2017). Former U.S. Senator of Delaware (1973-2009).

Campaign Website: joebiden.com


Michael Bloomberg

Current National Polling: 12-16%

Home State: Massachusetts

Experience: Former Mayor of New York City (2002-2013). Investment banker and founder of financial data systems company, Bloomberg, LP. 

Campaign Website: mikebloomberg.com

 


Mayor Pete Buttigieg

Current National Polling: 8-11%

Home State: Indiana

Experience: Mayor of South Bend, IN (2013-). Lieutenant in U.S. Navy Reserve (2009-2017).

Campaign Website: peteforamerica.com


Rep. Tulsi Gabbard

Current National Polling: ~2%

Home State: Hawaii

Experience: U.S. Representative of Hawaii (2013-). Major in Hawaii Army National Guard (2003-).

Campaign Website: tulsi2020.com


Sen. Amy Klobuchar

Current National Polling:  5-7%

Home State: Minnesota

Experience: U.S. Senator of Minnesota (2009-). County Attorney (1999-2007).

Campaign Website: amyklobuchar.com


Deval Patrick

Current National Polling: < 0.1%

Home State: Massachusetts
 
Experience: Former Governor of Massachusetts (2007-2015).
 
Campaign Website: devalpatrick.com


Sen. Bernie Sanders

Current National Polling: 26-31%

Home State: Vermont

Experience: U.S. Senator of Vermont (2007-). Former Vermont Representative (1991-2007).

Campaign Website: berniesanders.com


Tom Steyer

Current National Polling: ~2%

Home State: New York

Experience: Founder of Farallon Capital, Hedge Fund Manager, Philanthropist.

Campaign Website: tomsteyer.com


Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Current National Polling: 10-14%

Home State: Massachusetts

Experience: U.S. Senator of Massachusetts (2013-). Law Professor (1977-2011).

Campaign Website: elizabethwarren.com

 


 

Drop-outs:

Sen. Michael Bennet

Mayor Bill De Blasio

Sen. Cory Booker

Gov. Steve Bullock

Julian Castro

John Delaney

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Mike Gravel

Sen. Kamala Harris

John Hickenlooper

Gov. Jay Inslee

Mayor Wayne Messam

Rep. Seth Moulton

Beto O’Rourke

Rep. Tim Ryan

Joe Sestak

Rep. Eric Swalwell

Marianne Williamson

Andrew Yang


SOURCE: RealClearPolitics Polling Data Averages