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The United States will hold its 59th presidential election on November 3, 2020. Incumbent President Donald Trump (R) is running for re-election. The winner of the 2020 presidential election will be sworn into office on January 20, 2021.
For the latest information about presidential candidates entering the race, see Presidential candidates, 2020.
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For state-specific information about filing deadlines, party primaries, and the general election, click the name of the state below.
2020 presidential election by state
Presidential candidates on the ballot by state
See also: Presidential candidates, 2020
There were 21 candidates on the ballot each in Vermont and Colorado. The next largest presidential ballots were Arkansas and Louisiana with 13 candidates each. Twelve states had only three candidates on the ballot.
The following map shows the number of presidential candidates on the ballot in each state.
- Presidential candidates, 2020
- Democratic presidential nomination, 2020
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