14 to the Power of 20

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20 Days Ago…

I’ve continued the Power Ranking of the 20 Democratic Candidates for the 2020 Democratic Primary to be concluded on its 20th iteration the day of the 2020 Iowa Caucus.

Since the last list… Another candidate has withdrawn, Kirsten Gillibrand… The ten candidates that qualified had their 3rd debate of the 2020 cycle. It was notable by the rather solid performances from most candidates, with the exception of Julian Castro, who received negative criticism for a comment about Vice President Biden’s memory…

Reminder, this is a “power ranking” and not a list of my favorites in the order I’d like them. But taking in the news cycle over the last 20 days and other pertinent data, this ranking is just a snapshot of where I think the candidates are and where the voters are in their likelihood to select them as the Democratic Nominee for the 2020 Presidential Race.

So don’t be mad at me. Tell your candidate to get better.

So without further adieu…

20.  Wayne Messam – Mayor, Florida – 45 (Last 20: Unranked)

19.  Joe Sestak – Former Congressman, Pennsylvania– 67 (Last 20: #20)

18.  John Delaney – Former Congressman, Maryland – 56 (Last 20: #19)

17.  Bill De Blasio – Mayor, New York – 58 (Last 20: #18)

16.  Marianne Williamson– Entrepreneur/Author , California– 67 (Last 20: 17)

15.  Tim Ryan – Congressman, Ohio – 46 (Last 20: #15)

14.  Michael Bennet – Senator, Colorado– 54 (Last 20: #16)

13.  Steve Bullock – Governor, Montana – 53 (Last 20: #14)

12.  Tulsi Gabbard – Congresswoman, Hawaii – 38 (Last 20: #13)

11.  Tom Steyer – Businessman, California – 62 (Last 20: #12)

10.  Amy Klobuchar – Senator, Minnesota – 59 (Last 20: #10)

9.   Julian Castro – Former HUD Secretary, Texas – 45 (Last 20: #8)

8.   Andrew Yang – Entrepreneur, New York – 44 (Last 20: #7)

7.   Beto O’Rourke – Former Congressman, Texas – 46 (Last 20: #9)

6.   Cory Booker – Senator, New Jersey – 50 (Last 20: #6)

5.   Pete Buttigieg – Mayor, Indiana – 37 (Last 20: #5)

4.   Kamala Harris – Senator, California – 54 (Last 20: #4)

3.   Bernie Sanders – Senator, Vermont – 78 (Last 20: #3)

2.   Elizabeth Warren – Senator, Massachusetts – 70 (Last 20: #2)

1.   Joe Biden – Former Vice President, Delaware – 76 (Last 20: #1)

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