|The Green Papers: District of Columbia 2020 General Election|
District of Columbia
Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
✓ Primary: Tuesday 2 June 2020
✓ General Election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
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District of Columbia State and Local Government
District of Columbia 2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Only voters registered with the Democratic, Republican, DC Statehood Green, and Libertarian parties are eligible to vote in a primary election. Unregistered voters may register and declare their party affiliation during early voting or on election day.
2020 Elections from the DC Board of Elections.
Candidate List from the DC Board of Elections.
2 June 2020 Primary returns from the DC Board of Elections.
General Election Candidate List from the DC Board of Elections.
3 November 2020 returns from the DC Board of Elections.
|President 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime. Electors: 3 (Winner-take-all), How Appointed, Meeting Place, Duly Appointed Presidential Electors, List of Presidential Candidates by State, List of Presidential Candidates.|
|Candidate list (6, 8 write-ins)|
|Democratic||317,323||92.15%||former Vice President Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr.
for Vice President: California Senator Kamala D. Harris
(3 Electoral Votes)
FEC P80000722; 23 Nov 20; Tot $1,064,613,463; Dsb $1,063,053,521
|Republican||18,586||5.40%||President Donald John Trump
for Vice President: Vice President Michael R. "Mike" Pence
FEC P80001571; 23 Nov 20; Tot $717,303,371; Dsb $718,174,436
for Vice President: Jeremy "Spike" Cohen
FEC P00013524; 23 Nov 20; Tot $3,405,357; Dsb $3,373,521
|D.C. Statehood Green||1,726||0.50%||Howie Gresham Hawkins
for Vice President: Angela Nichole Walker
FEC P00012211; 23 Nov 20; Tot $495,566; Dsb $476,095
|Independent; (Socialism and Liberation)||855||0.25%||Gloria Estela La Riva
for Vice President: Sunil Freeman
FEC P80005572; 23 Nov 20; Tot $43,674; Dsb $39,726
|Independent||693||0.20%||Brock Jeffrey Pierce
for Vice President: Karla Marie Ballard
FEC P00016550; 23 Nov 20; Tot $6,347,587; Dsb $6,315,486
|Write-in||Ryan Stephen Ehrenreich
|Write-in; (Independent)||Joseph W. "Joe" McHugh
|Write-in||Karen M. Short
Vice Presidential running mate of Sharon Wallace.
|Write-in; (Unaffiliated)||Jade Simmons
FEC P00015537; 23 Nov 20; Tot $125,500; Dsb $72,644
|Write-in; (Democratic)||William Toggle|
|Write-in; (Democratic)||Sharon Wallace|
|Write-in; (Independent)||Andy Hope Williams, Jr.
|Mayor 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Home Rule|
|Democratic||Mayor Muriel E. Bowser
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
|Delegate to the House of Representatives 2 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2020. Home Rule|
|Democratic||Territorial Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton
Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 1990; re-elected: 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
|Candidate list (8, 1 write-in)|
|Democratic||281,831||86.30%||Territorial Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton
FEC H0DC00058; 23 Nov 20; Tot $387,489; Dsb $348,007
|Independent||7,628||2.34%||Barbara Washington Franklin
FEC H0DC00249; 03 Dec 20; Tot $17,891; Dsb $20,352
|Socialist Workers Party||6,702||2.05%||Omari Musa
|D.C. Statehood Green||5,553||1.70%||Natale "Lino" Stracuzzi
FEC H0DC01015; 30 Sep 20; Tot $11,756; Dsb $11,644
|Independent||2,914||0.89%||John C. "Recovery" Cheeks
|Non-voting Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives. A candidate must receive a majority of the popular vote in order to be elected as Delegate to the House. A runoff election is scheduled in the event that no candidate receives the requisite majority.|
|Political Parties Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.|
|Major Parties Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.|
| Democratic (affiliates): 2 incumbents, 4 candidates|
| Republican: 1 candidate|
|Major Third Parties Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.|
| D.C. Statehood Green (affiliate of Green): 2 candidates|
| Libertarian: 2 candidates|
|Other Third Parties|
| Socialism and Liberation: 1 candidate|
| Socialist Workers Party: 1 candidate|
| Independent: 8 candidates|
| Unaffiliated: 1 candidate|
|Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable|
| Scattering: 2 candidates|
| Write-in: 7 candidates|
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.
|Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.|
|Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.|
"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.
When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.
If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.
|Links Links to other web sites|
| The District of Columbia Board of Elections|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
| District of Columbia Official Code (LexisNexis)|
| D.C. Democratic Party|
| District of Columbia Republican Committee|
| DC Statehood Green Party|
| District of Columbia Libertarian Party|
|Media & others|
| Capital Community News|
| Politics1.com - District of Columbia|
| The Common Denominator|
| The District Chronicles|
| The Georgetowner|
| The Washington Post|
| The Washington Times|
| Washington Business Journal|
| Washington Examiner|
| WJLA TV - ABC|
| WRC TV - NBC|
| WTOP AM/FM - WXTR AM|
| WTTG TV - Fox|
| WUSA TV - CBS|
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