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United States presidential election, 2020
November 4, 2020
Turnout 53%
Hillary Clinton 220px-Bobby Jindal, official 109th Congressional photo
Nominee Hillary Clinton Bobby Jindal
Party Democratic Republican
Home state New York Louisiana
Running mate Jim Webb Ted Cruz
Electoral vote 290 248
States carried 24 + DC 26
Percentage 49.6% 47.2%
Screen Shot 2013-08-20 at 4.50.24 PM
Presidential election results map. Blue-Clinton, Red-Jindal

The United States presidential election of 2020 was the 59th quadrennial Presidential Election. Democrat Hillary Clinton, incumbent President from New York, defeated Republican Piyush "Bobby" Jindal, Governor of Louisiana. This election was notable for the nomination of Jindal, the first Indian-American major party nominee in electoral history. The selected electors from each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia voted for President and Vice President of the United States on December 12, 2020. Those votes were tallied before a joint session of Congress on January 8, 2021. Clinton received 290 electoral votes, and Jindal 248.

Democratic Primaries

The increasingly popular President Clinton had no serious challenge in the primaries.

Republican Primaries

Republican Candidates

Delegate Count

  • Bobby Jindal - 1489 delegates
  • Nikki Haley - 404 delegates
  • Rand Paul - 154 delegates


General Election

June-September

October-November

Election Results

Name Party Votes* % Electoral Running Mate
Hillary Clinton Democratic 61,621,472 49.6% 290 Jim Webb
Bobby Jindal Republican 59,875,592 47.2% 248 Ted Cruz

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