2020 United States Senate election in Michigan

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2020 United States Senate election in Michigan

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Party Democratic Republican

Incumbent U.S. senator

Gary Peters
Democratic



The 2020 United States Senate election in Michigan will be held on November 3, 2020, to elect a member of the United States Senate to represent the State of Michigan, concurrently with the 2020 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the United States Senate in other states and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections.

Gary Peters, incumbent Democratic Senator, is just one of two Democratic Senators facing re-election in 2020 in a state President Donald Trump carried in 2016 (the other being Doug Jones of Alabama).[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Potential[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

Gary Peters
US Federal Officials
Organizations

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

  • Bob Carr, historic preservationist, businessman, nominee for MI-01 in 1996, and candidate for U.S. Senate in 2018[9][10]
  • John James, businessman, Iraq War veteran, and nominee for U.S. Senate in 2018[11]

Potential[edit]

Declined[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

John James
U.S. Senators
U.S. Representatives
Individuals
Organizations

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

with John James
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Gary
Peters (D)
John
James (R)
Undecided
Emerson College Mar 7–10, 2019 743 ± 3.5% 44% 43% 14%
Hypothetical polling
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Gary
Peters (D)
Generic
Republican
Undecided
Denno Research May 8–10, 2019 600 ± 4.0% 42% 36% 21%

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.rollcall.com/news/campaigns/trump-won-michigan-2016-matter-gary-peters-2020
  2. ^ Carlson, Kate (February 18, 2019). "Peters, Upton slam Trump's emergency declaration". Holland Sentinel. Retrieved April 15, 2019.
  3. ^ Dovere, Edward-Isaac (November 18, 2018). "How the Democrats Took Back Michigan". The Atlantic. Retrieved November 26, 2018.
  4. ^ https://twitter.com/brianschatz/status/1136687276442832896?lang=en
  5. ^ Muller, Tiffany (August 27, 2019). "End Citizens United Endorses Four U.S. Senators for Reelection". End Citizens United.
  6. ^ Burke, Holly (February 25, 2019). "LCV Action Fund Endorses Senator Gary Peters for Re-Election". League of Conservation Voters. Retrieved March 16, 2019.
  7. ^ "NARAL Pro-Choice America Endorses Gary Peters for U.S. Senate - NARAL Pro-Choice America". NARAL Pro-Choice America. June 17, 2019.
  8. ^ "Sierra Club #ClimateVoter Guide: Endorsements". Sierra Club.
  9. ^ "Carr, Bob |FEC-Candidate Overview,". FEC. Retrieved 2019-05-28.
  10. ^ "Elect Bob Carr Senator-Home". Retrieved 2019-05-29.
  11. ^ Eggert, David (June 6, 2019). "James announces Senate run against Sen. Peters in Michigan". Associated Press. Retrieved June 6, 2019.
  12. ^ a b Pathé, Simone (January 31, 2019). "Trump won Michigan in 2016. Does that matter for Gary Peters in 2020?". Roll Call. Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  13. ^ Burke, Melissa Nann (January 29, 2019). "Poll: Peters starts re-election campaign with low name identification". The Detroit News. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
  14. ^ Sahil Kapur (November 20, 2018). "Outgoing Michigan Governor Snyder Rules Out Senate Run in 2020". Bloomberg Government. Retrieved November 20, 2018.
  15. ^ Scott, Rick (2019-06-06). ".@JohnJamesMI launched his bid for the U.S. Senate today talking about his desire to serve. That's what his life has been about: service to his country. He's exactly the kind of servant-leader we need in Washington. Good luck, John!https://twitter.com/politico/status/1136620124029562883 …". @scottforflorida. Retrieved 2019-06-06.
  16. ^ https://twitter.com/JohnJamesMI/status/1167220710957289473. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  17. ^ LaFave, Beau (2019-06-06). "So happy to hear that my good friend @JohnJamesMI is running against @SenatorGaryWho #LetsFlyMIpic.twitter.com/K8N3phMgDF". @beaumattlafave. Retrieved 2019-06-06.
  18. ^ Schuette, Bill (2019-06-06). "Big announcement by John James! John James will be a great US senator. Onward!". @schuetteonduty. Retrieved 2019-06-06.
  19. ^ Fleming, Leonard N. (June 10, 2019). "GOP chief McDaniel: Michigan winnable for Trump". The Detroit News. Retrieved June 10, 2019.
  20. ^ Fund, Senate Leadership (2019-06-06). "Gary Peters, watch your 6. #MISen #LetsFlyMI twitter.com/JohnJamesMI/status/1136601241440673795 …". @senate_fund. Retrieved 2019-06-06.
  21. ^ James, John (29 August 2019). "Thank you @Right_to_Life for your endorsement! #LetsFlyMI #ProLife". @JohnJamesMI.

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites