Progressive Candidates 2020
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No Corporate Money
There is a single criterion for the 2020 Progressive Candidate List: no corporate money. It’s the only way to elect public servants who care about their constituents. It’s the only way to restore American democracy.
Progressive Candidates, Nation-Wide
This is the nation-wide Progressive Candidate List for 2020. True Progressives refuse corporate money. You’ll find truely Progressive candidates listed here, along with a snapshot of the policies they support.
Presidential candidates are featured on this page. Click on the state links further below to see candidates who are running for national office in the U.S. Senate or U.S. House of Representatives, as well those running for state Senate or House positions.
The list is a living document. Check it often. It’ll change a lot between now and the 2020 Election.
Last updated on January 16, 2019.
Progressive Presidential Candidates of 2020
The following Progressives will run for U.S. President in 2020, or are seriously exploring the possibility.
- Ryan A Farber (D) – “The pillaging of the American citizen ends right now.” Supports… $16 Minimum Wage • Abolish Electoral College • Affordable Housing • Antitrust Enforcement • Anti-War • Arts & Humanities • Civil Liberties • Climate Action • End Corporate Welfare • End War on Drugs • Environmental Protections • Equality of Economic Opportunity • Expand Social Security • Free College Tuition • Gun Control • Immigration reform • Human Rights & Equality for All • Legalize Marijuana • Medicare for All • Net neutrality • Pro Black Lives Matter • Reduce Military Industrial Complex • Renewable Energy • Tax Corporations & Billionaires to Pay Their Fair Share • Unions & Collective Bargaining • Value-Added Tax • Universal Pre-K
- Tulsi Gabbard (D)
- Kirsten Gillibrand (D) – “We are compassionate. Courageous. Determined. Now is our time.” Supports… Campaign Finance Reform • Congressional Ethics Reform • Equal Pay • Expand Veteran Benefits • Guaranteed Federal Jobs Program • Gun Control • Medicare for All • Paid Sick Time & Family Leave • Pro-Choice • Universal Pre-K
- Richard Ojeda (D)
- Elizabeth Warren (D)
- Marianne Williamson (D)
- Andrew Yang (D) – “The focus of our economy should be to maximize human welfare.” Supports… Arts & Humanities • Big Money Out of Politics • Campaign Finance Reform • Climate Action • End War on Drugs • Environmental Protections • Equal Pay • Equality of Economic Opportunity • Expand Veteran Benefits • Expand Social Security • Fight Opiate Crisis • Free College Tuition • Guaranteed Federal Jobs Program • Gun Control • Immigration reform • Human Rights & Equality for All • Journalism & Independent News • Legalize Marijuana • Make Puerto Rico a State • Medicare for All • Net neutrality • Paid Family Leave • Police Reform • Post Office Banking Services • Prison Reform • Pro-Choice • Public Funded Elections • Rebuild Infrastructure • Reform Military • Renewable Energy • Social Capitalism • Student Loan Reform • Universal Basic Income • Universal Pre-K • Value-Added Tax
National & State Progressive Candidates
Progressive candidates running for U.S. Senate or U.S. House of Representatives, as well those running for state Senate or House positions, are listed by state. (Coming soon. As candidates file to run for political office, active links will appear below.)
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