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Voting & Suffrage: Election 2020

2020 Election Coverage

Check out some of the following sources for 2020 election coverage. This list is not meant to be comprehensive, but rather a starting point.

Note: Keep in mind some sources may have a bias (liberal, conservative, etc.). 

Prefer to browse multiple news sources at once including sources listed above? A news aggregator like Google News can compile a list of articles all in one place.

Online Resources

Two Major Political Parties of the United States

List of Political Parties in the United States

Party Representation in Congress

Other online resources:

Election 2020

Election 2020

Election Day 2020 will occur on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. 

Election Calendars and Important Dates:

2020 Presidential Election

Meet the candidates for the 2020 U.S. Presidential election:

  Democrat (D) Republican (R) Green (G) Libertarian (L)
Presidential Candidate: Joe Biden Donald Trump* Howie Hawkins Jo Jorgensen
Vice Presidential Candidate: Kamala Harris Mike Pence Angela Nicole Walker Spike Cohen
*Incumbent

Click on the presidential candidate's name to be brought to their official campaign website.

For more information on the candidates of the 2020 Election, including those who dropped out, visit: 

2020 Congressional Elections

U.S. Senate

About 1/3 of the 100 Senate seats will be up for election in 2020.

U.S. House of Representatives

All 435 seats in the House of Representatives will be up for election in 2020.

2020 State and Local Elections

Across the United States, elections at the state and local level will be taking place in 2020. In addition to elected positions, ballot questions and more will also be voted on. To find out information for your state and local elections, consult your state's Secretary of State website or local election office:

Note: Parts of this guide were adapted with permission from Bentley University Library's American Political Elections guide.