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2020 Flag of the United States of America 2028
United States presidential election, 2024
November 8, 2024
Turnout 50%
Nikki Haley John-hickenlooper-1-sized
Nominee Nikki Haley John Hickenlooper
Party Republican Democratic
Home state South Carolina Colorado
Running mate Ben Carson Amy Klobuchar
Electoral vote 292 246
States carried 21 + DC 29
Percentage 50.1% 46.9%
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Presidential election results map. Red-Haley, Blue-Hickenlooper

The United States presidential election of 2024 was the 60th quadrennial Presidential Election. Republican Nikki Haley, former Governor of South Carolina and 2016 Vice Presidential nominee, defeated Democrat John Hickenlooper, Vice President from Colorado. Former Governor Haley was only the second woman elected president, and the first Indian-American; also notable, the Haley/Carson ticket was the first nominated and elected ticket of any major party to be entirely non-white (Vice Presidential nominee Ben Carson from Maryland was African-American). 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, 2024. Those votes were tallied before a joint session of Congress on January 8, 2025. Haley received 292 electoral votes, and Hickenlooper 242.

Democratic Primaries

Vice President Hickenlooper was the presumptive nominee from the very beginning. Liberal Keith Ellison, elected to the Senate from Illinois in 2022, and previously a House member for several years, was his only challenger; Senator Ellison withdrew after the Iowa caucus. In summer, Hickenlooper chose veteran Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar as his running mate, and the pair were officially nominated at the Democratic National Convention in August.

Republican Primaries

Republican Candidates

Delegate Count

  • Nikki Haley - 1901 delegates
  • Rand Paul - 103 delegates
  • Ted Cruz - 39 delegates
  • Steve King - 4 delegates

From the beginning, 2016 vice presidential candidate and former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was the odds-on favorite.

General Election

June-September

October-November

Election Results

Name Party Votes % Electoral Running Mate
Nikki Haley Republican 63,975,592 50.1% 292 Ben Carson
John Hickenlooper Democratic 58,621,472 46.9% 246 Amy Klobuchar

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