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History will be made on July 16th, 2020 when the Democratic National Committee announces its presidential nominee. It’s a very big deal not just for America, but for every country worldwide. That’s why we’re tracking the odds of every potential nominee right up until the big day. The graph below is generated by averaging the odds from multiple online sportsbooks, and is updated regularly to reflect the biggest new stories, trends, and political developments.

2020 Democratic Party Presidential Nominee Odds

Get used to hearing Kamala Harris’ name.

The 53-year-old is the first South Asian-American senator in US history and, if everything goes accordingly to plan, she could also become America’s first female president.

It’s a lofty ambition, but one the Oakland-native seems uniquely well qualified to achieve thanks to her many years of distinguished public service and her lifelong commitment to fighting for the rights of all communities.

  • May 13, 2019: Once a leading candidate, Beto O’Rourke is now in danger of falling out of the top five as his odds have lengthened from +800 to +1100.
  • April 25, 2019: Joe Biden’s Democratic Nomination odds have gotten a big boost following his announcement that he’s running for President in 2020. His average odds have gone from +450 on April 5th to +330 on April 25th.
  • April 5, 2019: Bernie Sanders is pulling away from the pack amid news that his volunteer base has now surpassed 1 million.
  • March 13, 2019: Bernie Sanders (+340) has taken the lead, but Kamala Harris (+350) and Beto O’Rourke (+400) are both close behind.
  • November 7, 2018: Beto O’Rourke may have lost his Texas Senate race to Ted Cruz, but he won the faith of bookmakers, who believe he now has a legitimate shot to become the next leader of the Democratic Party.
  • October 31, 2018: Kamala Harris remains the favorite to lead the Democratic Party with average odds of +380 as we near the US Midterm Elections.
  • October 15, 2018: Just three weeks remain until the Midterms and the Democrats have emerged with -220 odds to win the House of Representatives.
  • August 28, 2018: Kamala Harris has emerged as the favorite to take on Donald Trump in the 2020 Presidential Election. She’s ramping up her national profile and her upcoming memoir, The Truths We Hold: An American Journey, is scheduled for early 2019.

2020 Democratic Presidential Nominee Odds at Bovada

Candidate 2020 Democratic Party Presidential Nomination Odds at Bovada
Joe Biden +225
Bernie Sanders +325
  Kamala Harris +500
Pete Buttigieg +550
Elizabeth Warren +1200

*Odds taken on 05/13/19. Follow the link in the table to see all betting options.

Beto O’Rourke may have lost his recent bid to become a US Senator, but he has an excellent shot of becoming the next leader of the Democratic Party. The charismatic Texan saw his odds improve from +2000 to +500 following his defeat to Ted Cruz during the US Midterms.

Net Worth Among Top Democratic Party Candidates

No nominee has deeper pockets than Beto O’Rourke, whose net worth of $9 million puts him head and shoulders above many of his closest competitors.

O’Rourke earned his fortune in real estate, but he also married well. His wife, Amy Hoover Sanders, is the daughter of one of El Paso’s most successful and influential developers.

Top Democratic Candidates by Twitter Following

There aren’t many 77-year-olds who know what Twitter is, yet alone how to use it. That’s just one of the many things that makes Bernie Sanders so impressive.

The savvy septuagenarian has amassed nearly nine million followers on Twitter since 2010 and has used the social media platform to effectively spread his message and raise his profile from sea to shining sea.

Past Democratic Party Nominees

Year Name Popular Vote Percentage
2016 Hillary Clinton 48.2%
2012 Barack Obama* 51.1%
2008 Barack Obama* 52.9%
2004 John Kerry 48.3%
2000 Al Gore 48.4%
1996 Bill Clinton* 49.2%
1992 Bill Clinton* 43.0%
1988 Michael Dukakis 45.7%
1984 Walter Mondale 40.6%
1980 Jimmy Carter 41.0%

*Elected President of the United States

Bill Clinton received only 43% of the popular vote in 1992 but still managed to win the presidency as independent candidate Ross Perot garnered close to 20 million votes. It was the first time since 1968 that a candidate won the election while falling short of the 50% threshold.

Democratic Nominees by State

There must be something in the water in New York, because the Empire State has produced more Democratic Presidential nominees than anywhere else in the Union.

At one time or another, Hillary Clinton, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Al Smith, Alton B. Parker, Grover Cleveland,  Samuel J. Tilden, Horace Greeley, Horatio Seymour, and Martin Van Buren have all called New York home.

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