April 10, 2020
Election Watch 2020: News from the Campaign Trail
The journey to the 2020 presidential election continues. Below [and included] are the latest highlights from the campaign trail:
- Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has dropped out of the 2020 democratic race, making Joe Biden the presumptive nominee for the Democratic Party.
- The Democratic National Convention, which was slated to take place in Milwaukee in July, has been rescheduled for the week of August 17th in light of the public health emergency.
- Top Republican officials are taking a disparate approach, saying, “the show must go on.” To date, the Republican National Convention has not been rescheduled.
- The following 15 states have either postponed their primaries or switched to voting-by-mail because of the COVID-19 pandemic: Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia and Wyoming.