2020 Election Chronology

 

 

Chronology of Events 2020 Elections

May 16, 2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that he was running for the nomination for the President

 

 

May 13, 2019

Montana Governor Steve Bullock announced that he was running for the nomination.

 

April 25, 2019

Former Vice President Biden announced that he was running for the nomination. He became the instant front runner. Biden is 76.s

 

April 18, 2019

Massachusetts congressman Seth Moulton announced that he was running for the Democratic nomination for the President in 2020

 

April 15, 2019

Bill Weld former Massachusetts Governor announced that he was going to oppose President Trump for the Republican nomination for President.

 

March 14, 2019

Former Congressman Beto O'Rourke announced that he was running for President. O'Rourke ran a spirited but uliately failed race against Republican Senator Ted Cruz.

 

March 4, 2019

Governor John Kicknlooper a moderate governor of Colorado announced that he was running for the Demcratic nominiation.

 

March 1, 2019

Governor Jay Inslee of Washington State announced that he was running. His campaign he said would center of the enviroment.

February 19, 2019

Senator Bernie Sander of Vermont who failed to receive the nomination in 2016 announced that he was running

February 10, 2019

Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota announced that she is running for the Democratic nomination for President in 2020

 

February 9, 2019

Senator Elizabeth Warren announced that she was officially running for the Democratic nomination for President. Earlier she had announced she was establishing an exploratory committee.

 

February 1, 2019

Senator Cory Booker announced that he would seek the Democratic nomination for Presdient. Booker had been a US Senator from New Jersey since being elected in 2012. Before that he was Mayor of Newark.

 

January 21, 2019

California Senator Kamela Harris has announced that she is running for the Democratic nomination for President in 2020. Before being elected to the Senate in 2016 Harris had been California State Attorney General form 2011 to 2017 and San Francisco District Attorney from 2004 to 2010.

January 15, 2019

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced that she had formed a 2020 exploratory campaign,Gillibrand who replaced Senator Clinton as New York Senator. Gillibrand has been known for her support for women candidates throughout the US.

 

January 12, 2019

Former housing secretary and former mayor of San Antonio Julian Castro has announced that he is running for the Democratic nomination for the Presidency. Castro is 44 and at 26 was the youngest mayor ever of San Antonio.

 

January 11, 2019

Representative Tulsi Gabbard has announced that she will seek the Democratic Nomination for the Presidency. Gabbard was first elected to the House from Hawaii in 2012. Ten years earlier she had been the youngest person ever elected to the Hawaii State Legislature. Gabbard brings some unique baggage to the race, including defending President Assad of Syria from accusations of killing his own people.

 

 

December 31, 2018

Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts becomes the first major candidate to announce the creation of an exploratory committee formally. She made it clear that she is throwing her hat into the ring and running for the Democratic nomination for President.