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United States presidential election, 2040
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2036 ← November 6, 2040 → 2044

538 members of the Electoral College

270 electoral votes needed to win

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Nominee Owen Sanger Ivanka Trump
Party Democratic Republican
Home state Florida New York
Running mate Jon Ossoff Devin Kurtz
Electoral vote 313 225

States carried

24 + D.C. + NE-02 26

Popular vote

80,596,698 76,039,520
Percentage 49.7% 47.2%

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Presidential election results map. Blue denotes those won by Sanger/Ossoff, red denotes states won by Trump/Kurtz. Numbers indicate electoral votes allotted to the winner of each state.

The United States presidential election of 2040, to be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2040, will be the the 63rd quadrennial U.S. presidential election. Due to low approval ratings, incumbent President DeSantis declined to seek a second term of his presidency. The Democratic ticket of Florida Senator Owen Sanger and Georgia Governor Jon Ossoff pulled off a stunning upset and defeated the Republican ticket of former First Daughter of the United States & Congresswoman Ivanka Trump and U.S. Senator from Illinois Devin Kurtz. Sanger became the youngest elected president in United States, beating John F. Kennedy's previous record in 1960. Sanger took office as the 50th President, and Ossoff as the 53rd Vice President, on January 20, 2041. Concurrent with the presidential election, Senate, House, and many gubernatorial and state and local elections were also held on November 6.

Voters selected members of the Electoral College in each state, in most cases by "winner-takes-all" plurality; those state electors in turn voted for a new president and vice president on December 21, 2040. Sanger received 4,557,178 (2.5%) more votes than Trump nationwide and although Trump won the popular vote contest in more individual states (26 to 24), Sanger won a 313 to 225 Electoral College victory. Sanger did exceptionally well in the Sun Belt compared to previous Democratic nominees, in part attributing to being from Florida. In addition, connecting Trump to the unpopularity of her father, former President Donald Trump, and incumbent President DeSantis, ultimately allowed him to outperform in typically Republican states and districts, and three in particular. Pollsters failed to show this. He carried South Carolina for the Democrats for the first time since 1976, when it was carried by Jimmy Carter. Montana, carried by Sanger, went Democratic for the first time since 1992 when it was won by Bill Clinton. In addition, Sanger would also carry Nebraska's 2nd district, the first time that voted Democratic since 2008 when it was carried by Barack Obama. Prior to the election, few pollsters predicted Sanger would defeat Trump, let alone by the margin he accomplished it.

The series of presidential primary elections and caucuses took place between January 18 and June 6, 2040, staggered among the 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. This nominating process is also an indirect election, where voters cast ballots for a slate of delegates to a political party's nominating convention, who then in turn elect their party's presidential nominee. The 2040 Democratic National Convention took place from July 17-20, in Atlantic City, New Jersey while the 2040 Republican National Convention took place from July 24-27, 2040 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Sanger is the youngest president ever elected, as well as the first to be of the millennial generation. Trump was the first woman to be the presidential nominee of the Republican Party.

Election informationEdit

General election projection Edit

Sanger vs. Trump Edit

The polling supplied was the last to be sampled before the official presidential election between Democratic nominee Owen Sanger and Republican nominee Ivanka Trump.

Poll source Owen Sanger Ivanka Trump Margin
270 to Win 49.1% 47.9% Sanger +1.2
ABC News 45.6% 48.2% Trump +2.6
BBC 46.4% 46.4% tie
CBS News 43.6% 47.9% Trump +4.3
CNN 47.9% 47.8% Sanger +0.1
Election Projection 46.0% 46.0% tie
Fox News 44.1% 49.1% Trump +5.0
HuffPost 47.5% 48.8% Trump +1.3
Ipsos/Reuters 46.9% 48.9% Trump +2.0
Los Angeles Times 46.2% 47.0% Trump +0.8
Monmouth University 48.5% 48.2% Sanger +0.3
MSNBC 48.0% 48.0% tie
New York Times 45.1% 47.3% Trump +2.2
Politico 46.7% 48.7% Trump +2.0
Quinnipiac University 47.7% 48.3% Trump +0.6
Real Clear Politics 44.6% 48.0% Trump +3.4
TPM Polltracker 43.7% 44.5% Trump +0.8
USA Today 48.3% 48.0% Sanger +0.3
Washington Post 46.4% 47.4% Trump +1.0

Election results Edit

United States presidential election, 2040
Party Candidate Home state Votes % Electoral vote
  Democratic Owen William Sanger Florida 80,596,698 49.7% 313
  Republican Ivanka Marie Trump New York 76,039,520 47.2% 225

Close races Edit

States where the margin of victory was under 1%:

  1. South Carolina, 0.21% (won by Owen Sanger)
  2. Alaska, 0.50% (won by Ivanka Trump)
  3. Maine, 0.88% (won by Ivanka Trump)
  4. New Hampshire, 0.96% (won by Ivanka Trump)

States/districts where the margin of victory was between 1% and 5%:

  1. Nebraska's 2nd congressional district, 1.60% (won by Owen Sanger)
  2. Montana, 1.79% (won by Owen Sanger)
  3. Maine, 1.89% (won by Ivanka Trump)
  4. New Hampshire, 2.10% (won by Ivanka Trump)
  5. Illinois, 4.92% (won by Owen Sanger)

States where the margin of victory was between 5% and 10%:

  1. Texas, 5.15% (won by Owen Sanger)
  2. Arizona, 5.66% (won by Owen Sanger)
  3. Georgia, 6.78% (won by Owen Sanger)
  4. Minnesota, 7.00% (won by Ivanka Trump)
  5. Michigan, 7.97% (won by Ivanka Trump)
  6. Wisconsin, 8.06% (won by Ivanka Trump)
  7. Ohio, 8.44% (won by Ivanka Trump)
  8. Pennsylvania, 8.55% (won by Ivanka Trump)
  9. North Carolina, 8.88% (won by Owen Sanger)
  10. Georgia, 9.14% (won by Owen Sanger)

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