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|United States presidential election, 2020|
|November 6, 2020|
|Nominee||Jon Huntsman||Kamala Harris|
|Running mate||Luis Fortuño||Taylor Riddle|
|States carried||40||11 + D.C|
|Presidential election results map. Red denotes states won by Huntsman/Fortuño(36), and Blue denotes Patrick/Warner(15+ D.C.). Numbers indicate electoral votes allotted to the winner of each state.|
The United States presidential election of 2020 was a contest between the incumbent President Jon Huntsman, the Republican candidate, and California Governor Kamala Harris, the Democratic candidate. Huntsman was helped by a strong economy from the Great Recession. Huntsman carried 40 of the 51 states, the strongest victory since George H.W. Bush's 1988 victory.In the national popular vote, Huntsman received 58.9% to Harris's 41.1%, making Huntsman the first candidate to surpass Reagan's popular vote in 1984.