2020 Republican Party presidential nomination
The 2020 Republican Party presidential nomination will likely be an uphill battle for any Republican challengers to Donald Trump. The nomination will take place at the Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Candidates are listed alphabetically according to their last names.
|Number||Name||Age||Background||Views and policy positions|
|1||Donald Trump||72||45th and incumbent President of the United States. Previously a businessman and television personality.||Policies can be viewed here.|
|2||Bill Weld||73||Former Governor of Massachusetts, Libertarian Party nominee for Vice President in 2016.||Supports LGBT rights, is pro-choice, has increased Medicaid access as Governor, wants to cut taxes and spending, opposed minimum wage increases, wants to strengthen ties with Canada and Mexico, supports denuclearization, supports HB1 work visas, and supports some form of legal status for undocumented immigrants.|
- Bob Corker, former Senator from Tennessee.
- Larry Hogan, Governor of Maryland — has stated that elements of the RNC are trying to scrap the primary process altogether
- John Kasich, former Governor of Ohio and Representative from OH-12.
- RNC picks Charlotte as 2020 GOP convention site CBS News. July 20th, 2018.
- Donald Trump's FEC filing.
- Trump just got his first 2020 Republican challenger Vox. February 15th, 2019.
- What does William Weld believe? Where the candidate stands on 5 issues PBS NewsHour. February 15th, 2019.
- Trump foil, retiring GOP Sen. Corker: ‘no idea’ what’s next Associated Press. December 20th, 2018.
- Larry Hogan stokes speculation he'll primary Trump in 2020 Politico. January 22nd, 2019.
- Hogan blasts RNC for ‘unprecedented’ steps to shield Trump from a primary by Ovetta Wiggins (February 22, 2019 at 10:36 AM) The Washington Post.
- Ohioans eyeing 2020? Kasich, Brown ‘very seriously’ consider runs against Trump ABC News. November 25th, 2018.