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Get Ready for Election 2020

January 03, 2020

7 min read

Update: On January 13, Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) announced he will drop out of the race due to low polling numbers and inadequate funding, according to the New York Times.

The 2020 presidential election is just around the corner.

And whether you pay attention to politics or not, each candidate has an individual plan for economic policy as part of his or her campaign. Those policies can have an impact on your financial life, from how much you pay in taxes and for health care, to the cost of gas and groceries, even how much you’ll pay for a college education.

So as part of our 2020 coverage on Stash Learn, we’re providing you with information about each candidate.

While the field is still pretty crowded, we’ve pared the list of presidential hopefuls down to current President Donald Trump, the Republican candidate, and eight of the Democratic candidates who hope to become the official nominees for their party. These eight candidates are polling at or above 1.8%, according to Real Clear Politics, which creates an average from dozens of national polls.

Here are financial highlights for each of these nine candidates.

Republican candidate

Donald Trump
Current president of the U.S.

Democratic candidates

Ranked from highest to lowest according to polling data.

Joe Biden
Former vice president of the U.S.

 

Bernie Sanders
Senator (Vermont)

 

Elizabeth Warren
Senator (Massachusetts)

 

Pete Buttigieg
Mayor (South Bend, Indiana)

 

Michael Bloomberg
Former mayor (New York)

 

Andrew Yang
Businessman (California)

 

Amy Klobuchar
Senator (Minnesota)

 

Cory Booker
Senator (New Jersey)

Whoever you decide to support in the 2020 election, it’s important to stay informed about the issues and the candidates, which you can do by reviewing their campaign websites. And it’s important to vote!

Cheers to 2020!

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