2020 United States Senate election in North Carolina

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2020 United States Senate election in North Carolina

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Party Republican Democratic

Incumbent U.S. Senator

Thom Tillis
Republican



The 2020 United States Senate election in North Carolina will be held on November 3, 2020, to elect a member of the United States Senate to represent the State of North Carolina, 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.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Potential[edit]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Formed exploratory committee[edit]

Potential[edit]

Withdrawn[edit]

Declined[edit]

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Hypothetical polling
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Thom
Tillis (R)
Generic
Democrat
Undecided
Public Policy Polling (D)[A] Jun 30 – Jul 1, 2017 1,102 ± 3.6% 44% 48% 8%

Notes[edit]

Partisan clients
  1. ^ Poll sponsored by Save My Care

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cohen, Zach C. (December 5, 2018). "How 2014's Outsiders Became 2020's Insiders". National Journal. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Wong, Scott; Bolton, Alexander (March 13, 2019). "GOP's Tillis comes under pressure for taking on Trump". The Hill. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  3. ^ Murphy, Brian (March 5, 2019). "Tillis plans to vote against national emergency. Has he opened path for a challenger?". The News & Observer. Retrieved March 5, 2019.
  4. ^ "Thom Tillis getting his first serious 2020 challenger". charlotteobserver. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  5. ^ "Teacher becomes 3rd Democrat to seek Thom Tillis' U.S. Senate seat in 2020". newsobserver. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  6. ^ Fayetteville Observer
  7. ^ Dunn, Andrew (October 26, 2016). "What's the next move for Anthony Foxx?". Charlotte Agenda. Retrieved May 8, 2018.
  8. ^ "Sen. Jeff Jackson is making a big push to elect NC Democrats. What's in it for him?". charlotteobserver. Retrieved 2018-11-28.
  9. ^ Arkin, James (February 27, 2019). "Senate recruiting notebook: Duran clarifies field facing Gardner". Politico. Retrieved February 27, 2019. State Sen. Jeff Jackson confirmed to POLITICO that he had a meeting with the DSCC earlier this month and said he would keep an open mind about the race.
  10. ^ Bruno, Joe (2019-04-11). "Jeff Jackson taking 'a serious look' at running for Senate". WSOC. Retrieved 2019-04-11.
  11. ^ "A rising statewide star". NC SPIN Balanced Debate for the Old North State. 2019-01-24. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  12. ^ Morrill, Jim (January 30, 2019). "Tillis, rivals gear up for a costly Senate race. Could Democrats pick up a seat?". Charlotte Observer. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
  13. ^ Arkin, James (March 13, 2019). "Senate recruiting notebook: Multiple Democrats eyeing Texas". Politico Pro. Retrieved March 13, 2019. Tom Ross, the president of the Volcker Alliance and former president of the University of North Carolina system, is a potential candidate, according to North Carolina Democrats. Ross, who was mentioned as a possible Senate candidate in 2016 but declined to run, confirmed to POLITICO that people have talked to him about the race and he’s “considering what they have to say.”
  14. ^ "LEE, EVA F MS - Candidate overview". FEC.gov. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  15. ^ Twitter account of reporter Colin Campbell
  16. ^ Schneider, Elena (March 6, 2019). "Democratic state AG won't challenge Tillis for North Carolina Senate seat". Politico. Retrieved March 6, 2019.

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites