UPDATED Mar. 23, 2019, at 8:05 AM

The 2020 Endorsement Primary

Which Democratic candidates are receiving the most support from prominent members of their party?

Why we’re tracking endorsements
Photo of Cory BookerCory Booker
55 points
Photo of Kamala HarrisKamala Harris
55
Photo of Amy KlobucharAmy Klobuchar
44
Photo of Bernie SandersBernie Sanders
20
Photo of Joe BidenJoe Biden
18
Photo of Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Warren
17
Photo of Beto O'RourkeBeto O'Rourke
14
Photo of Julian CastroJulian Castro
12
Photo of John DelaneyJohn Delaney
6
Photo of Jay InsleeJay Inslee
5
Photo of Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Gillibrand
3
Photo of John HickenlooperJohn Hickenlooper
3
Photo of Michael BloombergMichael Bloomberg
1
FiveThirtyEight’s point scale
Photo of Cory Booker
Cory Booker
U.S. senator from New Jersey
States are sized according to the number of potential endorsement points.
DateEndorserPositionPoint value
Feb. 21Donald NorcrossU.S. representative from New Jersey3
Feb. 21Jeff Van DrewU.S. representative from New Jersey3
Feb. 21Andy KimU.S. representative from New Jersey3
Feb. 21Josh GottheimerU.S. representative from New Jersey3
Feb. 21Frank Pallone Jr.U.S. representative from New Jersey3
Feb. 21Tom MalinowskiU.S. representative from New Jersey3
Feb. 21Albio SiresU.S. representative from New Jersey3
Feb. 21Bill Pascrell Jr.U.S. representative from New Jersey3
Feb. 21Donald Payne Jr.U.S. representative from New Jersey3
Feb. 21Mikie SherrillU.S. representative from New Jersey3
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Total: 55
Photo of Kamala Harris
Kamala Harris
U.S. senator from California
States are sized according to the number of potential endorsement points.
DateEndorserPositionPoint value
March 7Sam LiccardoMayor of San Jose, California3
March 7Darrell SteinbergMayor of Sacramento, California3
March 7Robert GarciaMayor of Long Beach, California3
March 7Karl RacineDistrict of Columbia attorney general2
Feb. 28Julia BrownleyU.S. representative from California3
Feb. 26Alex PadillaCalifornia secretary of state2
Feb. 26Ricardo LaraCalifornia insurance commissioner2
Feb. 26Tony ThurmondCalifornia superintendent of public instruction2
Feb. 20Emmy RuizDNC member from Texas1
Feb. 15Gavin NewsomGovernor of California8
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Total: 55
Photo of Amy Klobuchar
Amy Klobuchar
U.S. senator from Minnesota
States are sized according to the number of potential endorsement points.
DateEndorserPositionPoint value
March 3Ed RendellFormer DNC chair5
Feb. 10Tim WalzGovernor of Minnesota8
Feb. 10Tina SmithU.S. senator from Minnesota6
Feb. 10Jacob FreyMayor of Minneapolis3
Feb. 10Angie CraigU.S. representative from Minnesota3
Feb. 10Dean PhillipsU.S. representative from Minnesota3
Feb. 10Melissa HortmanMinnesota House speaker2
Feb. 10Peggy FlanaganMinnesota lieutenant governor2
Feb. 10Julie BlahaMinnesota state auditor2
Feb. 6Walter MondalePast vice president10
Total: 44
Photo of Bernie Sanders
Bernie Sanders
U.S. senator from Vermont
States are sized according to the number of potential endorsement points.
DateEndorserPositionPoint value
Feb. 21Ro KhannaU.S. representative from California3
Feb. 21Nina TurnerDNC member from Ohio1
Feb. 20Carmen Yulín CruzMayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico3
Feb. 20Larry CohenDNC member from District of Columbia1
Feb. 19Patrick J. LeahyU.S. senator from Vermont6
Feb. 19Peter WelchU.S. representative from Vermont3
Feb. 19David ZuckermanVermont lieutenant governor2
Jan. 25James J. ZogbyDNC member from District of Columbia1
Total: 20
Photo of Joe Biden
Joe Biden
former vice president
States are sized according to the number of potential endorsement points.
DateEndorserPositionPoint value
Feb. 26Christopher A. CoonsU.S. senator from Delaware6
Jan. 8Thomas R. CarperU.S. senator from Delaware6
Jan. 3Dianne FeinsteinU.S. senator from California6
Total: 18
Photo of Elizabeth Warren
Elizabeth Warren
U.S. senator from Massachusetts
States are sized according to the number of potential endorsement points.
DateEndorserPositionPoint value
Feb. 9Edward J. MarkeyU.S. senator from Massachusetts6
Feb. 9Lori TrahanU.S. representative from Massachusetts3
Feb. 9Joseph P. Kennedy IIIU.S. representative from Massachusetts3
Feb. 9Karen SpilkaMassachusetts Senate president2
Feb. 8James McGovernU.S. representative from Massachusetts3
Total: 17
Photo of Beto O'Rourke
Beto O'Rourke
former U.S. representative from Texas
States are sized according to the number of potential endorsement points.
DateEndorserPositionPoint value
March 14Stephanie MurphyU.S. representative from Florida3
March 14Kathleen RiceU.S. representative from New York3
March 14Sean Patrick MaloneyU.S. representative from New York3
March 14Veronica EscobarU.S. representative from Texas3
March 14Joe MoodyTexas House speaker pro tem2
Total: 14
Photo of Julian Castro
Julian Castro
former U.S. secretary of Housing and Urban Development
States are sized according to the number of potential endorsement points.
DateEndorserPositionPoint value
March 11Vicente GonzalezU.S. representative from Texas3
Feb. 19Colin AllredU.S. representative from Texas3
Jan. 12Ron NirenbergMayor of San Antonio3
Jan. 12Joaquin CastroU.S. representative from Texas3
Total: 12
Photo of John Delaney
John Delaney
former U.S. representative from Maryland
States are sized according to the number of potential endorsement points.
DateEndorserPositionPoint value
Feb. 27Juan VargasU.S. representative from California3
July 28, 2017David TroneU.S. representative from Maryland3
Total: 6
Photo of Jay Inslee
Jay Inslee
governor of Washington
States are sized according to the number of potential endorsement points.
DateEndorserPositionPoint value
March 1Rick LarsenU.S. representative from Washington3
March 1Bob FergusonWashington attorney general2
Total: 5
Photo of Kirsten Gillibrand
Kirsten Gillibrand
U.S. senator from New York
States are sized according to the number of potential endorsement points.
DateEndorserPositionPoint value
March 17Carolyn MaloneyU.S. representative from New York3
Total: 3
Photo of John Hickenlooper
John Hickenlooper
former governor of Colorado
States are sized according to the number of potential endorsement points.
DateEndorserPositionPoint value
March 7Michael HancockMayor of Denver3
Total: 3
Photo of Michael Bloomberg
Michael Bloomberg
former mayor of New York
States are sized according to the number of potential endorsement points.
DateEndorserPositionPoint value
Feb. 19Michael A. NutterDNC member from Pennsylvania1
Total: 1

The 2020 endorsement pool

Every potential endorser we’re tracking
Endorsed a candidate
234 representatives 39 senators 27 governors 5 past presidents and vice presidents 5 past nominees 48 mayors 106 people in statewide office 6 current party leaders 21 former party leaders 106 state legislative leaders 378 DNC members

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