Democrats: Who Should ‘We’ Run in 2020? It’s Complicated.

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Kamala Harris (D-California) may be the leading prospective presidential candidate for the Democrats in 2020. Much can happen before she decides to make a run in 2020, but I feel she is the top candidate. I might not like it, but there it is.

While some analysts warn that there shouldn’t be a focus on 2020, now is really the best time to start thinking ahead. The presidential race will last for about a year and a half, so it would serve Democrats well now to survey their politicians, allow the best to rise to the top, and give America a good look at them.

And as this post is about the future of the Democratic Party and a number of names have already popped up. I would like to discuss them.

Additionally, this list illustrates the ongoing problems with the party:

  • There are two few rising stars in the party. I can name some on one hand.
  • Most of the people with big names in the party are in their 60’s or above.

I agree that the 2020 field already looks weak due to these reasons.

With that said, here is a list of 10+ candidates already being mentioned for 2020 (in no particular order).

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