US Presidential Election 2024: Latest Updates & Analysis | Candidates, Parties, and Key Issues

US Presidential Election 2024: Latest Updates & Analysis | Candidates, Parties, and Key Issues

The US Presidential Election 2024 is approaching. It is the 60th quadrennial presidential election, which is scheduled on Tuesday, November 5, 2024. US resident people can vote to hire a president and vice president for a term of four years. S President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump face each other in the presidential elections. This is going to be a divisive and intense competition. The United States has two main political parties: the Democrats and the Republicans. In addition, an independent party is a third-party candidate a term used to designate someone who runs as a candidate for a party that is formed outside of the two main political parties.

US Candidates for US President Elections 2024

Three parties are going to fight with each other for the US presidential elections in 2024. Here is the list of candidates from each party-

Democrats party

Joe Biden: Current US President Joe Biden described his nomination in 2020 as an urgent attempt to defend American freedoms and protect democracy, put his re-election bid in the same framework, and said that Trump threatens the future of American democracy. Biden did not face any serious competitor for the party’s nomination, which he won in March. Biden (81 years old), the oldest US president ever, will have to convince voters that he has the strength to remain in office for another 4 years, 


Marianne Williamson: Marianne Williamson, the 71-year-old best-selling author and self-improvement expert, has relaunched her campaign for the nomination on a platform based on “fairness and love,” less than a month after withdrawing. Williamson previously ran for the Democratic Party in the 2020 presidential primary but withdrew from that race before any voting began.

Republicans party

Donald Trump: Former US President Donald Trump, who held power between 2017 and 2021, won enough delegates to win the Republican nomination, paving the way for the first presidential comeback race in about 70 years. He is standing for the president. Trump has not yet announced a vice presidential nominee, but several possibilities have been floated. Mike Pence, who ran alongside Trump in 2016 and 2020, refused to support Trump in the upcoming elections. 

Independents and other parties party

Robert F. Kennedy Jr: Kennedy, 70, an anti-vaccine activist, is running as an independent candidate after initially competing with Biden for the Democratic nomination, but he is far behind in opinion polls. Kennedy may draw votes from Trump and Biden, according to the latest report. He is the son of US Senator Robert F. Kennedy, who was assassinated in 1968 while campaigning for the presidential election.

Cornell West: West is a political activist, philosopher and academic person. He launched a third-party bid for president that might attract progressive, Democratic-leaning voters. West, 70, initially sought to run for the Green Party for West, 70, initially sought to run for the Green Party.


Jill Stein: Jill Stein is also a political activist and works for the Green Party. She accused Democrats of not fulfilling their promises “to workers, youth, and the climate many times, while Republicans did not even make such promises in the first place. Now, she wants to become president to fulfil all her promises.

All the parties are focusing on the critical national issues in their campaigns. For the Biden campaign, key themes include economic recovery, healthcare, climate change, and preserving democratic norms. The Biden campaign supported high-profile Democrats, including former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, in major fundraising efforts. Third-party players include the Green Party, the Libertarian Party, the American Solidarity Party, and new entrants like Cornel West’s “Justice for All” party.

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