THE US Election is still more than a year away, but a few people have already announced they plan on running for president. Most are seeking the Democratic nomination as the Republicans are likely to select sitting president Donald Trump for their ticket. We explain what the latest odds are on who can win as of January 14, 2019. When is the US presidential election? The 2020 election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020. It will be the 59th US presidential election. Before voters cast their ballots for president there will be a series of primaries that will be held in the first six months of 2020. It will be part of the nominating process to see who the Democrats pick as their candidate. Republicans are likely to select the incumbent Trump to be their party’s candidate. The winner of the 2020 presidential election will be inaugurated on January 20, 2021. Donald Trump – 2/1 Ladbrokes puts Trump’s odds of winning the next election at 2/1. The 71-year-old man has … [Read more...] about 2020 US Election odds – who will win the next presidential election?
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Juana Summers, Associated Press Updated 9:52 pm PST, Tuesday, December 11, 2018 FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., listens to Christine Blasey Ford testify during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court in Washington. Democrats are trying to turn their most painful losses this year into a rallying cry they hope will electrify the 2020 presidential campaign: Every vote matters. (Tom Williams/Pool Photo via AP) less FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., listens to Christine Blasey Ford testify during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to be an ... more Photo: Tom Williams, AP Photo: Tom Williams, AP … [Read more...] about Democrats focus on voting rights ahead of 2020 primary
Sarah Rahal The Detroit News Published 9:00 PM EST Nov 13, 2018 Ann Arbor — Michigan's Secretary of State-elect Jocelyn Benson is calling on residents to debate on the way America selects presidents. Benson, who will oversee the next presidential election for the state as the newly elected Michigan secretary of state, said as the 2020 election approaches, conversations on election reforms should increase, as will questions surrounding whether the Electoral College remains effective. "It’s an important national discussion we need to have, and now is the time," Benson said Tuesday, a week after winning her race against Mary Treder Lang, at a symposium by the National Popular Vote campaign at the University of Michigan. "In Michigan, we have a real opportunity to build a robust and comprehensive democracy reform agenda, bolstered by the two proposals that just passed, which are making us more transparent." Proposals 2 and 3, ballot issues … [Read more...] about Michigan’s secretary of state-elect urges discussions on reforms ahead of 2020 election
By Kevin Diaz Updated 5:49 pm CST, Wednesday, November 7, 2018 U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke on the campaign trail in Brownsville. U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke on the campaign trail in Brownsville. Photo: Josie Norris, Staff / San Antonio Express-News Texas Congressman Beto ORourke gives his concession speech during the election night party at Southwest University Park in downtown El Paso on November 6, 2018. >> There were plenty of "firsts" in these midterms. See who made history in the photos that follow... less Texas Congressman Beto ORourke gives his concession speech during the election night party at Southwest University Park in downtown El Paso on November 6, 2018. >> There were plenty of "firsts" in these ... more Photo: PAUL RATJE, Contributor / AFP/Getty Images Photo: … [Read more...] about What’s next for Beto O’Rourke? Presidential speculation, of course.
In Sunday show appearances on CBS News' "Face the Nation" and Fox News' "Fox News Sunday," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell offered an explanation of his decision to keep President Obama's Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland from being considered by the Senate: "We simply followed the tradition in America, which is if you have a party of a different -- a different Senate of a different party than the president, you don't fill a vacancy created in the presidential year," he told "Fox News Sunday's" Chris Wallace. "That went all the way back to 1888." After Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in February 2016, McConnell said: "The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice. Therefore, this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president." Wallace asked McConnell about his stand: "When you blocked Merrick Garland's nomination from President Obama, you basically said that we don't do this in a … [Read more...] about McConnell doesn’t rule out confirming SCOTUS nominee in presidential election year