Americans will elect the next president of the United States on November 3, 2020. Joe Biden is trying to unseat incumbent Donald Trump as the country battles the coronavirus pandemic and a reeling economy.
Donald Trump, the 45th US president is seeking reelection as the Republican candidate. Sixteen US presidents have won two consecutive elections so far. Former Vice President Joe Biden beat 29 other major candidates to win the Democratic Party nomination. On August 11, Biden tapped former primary opponent, California Senator Kamala Harris to join him as vice president on the ticket. Here's a compilation of DW's US election-related content.
Designed to approximate proportional representation, this century the system has delivered two presidents who lost the US popular vote. Some say it gives a voice to rural voters, others say it disenfranchises millions.