2020 Election


Progressive Groups Call for Former Univ. President Summers to be Removed as Biden Economic Advisor

A pair of prominent progressive groups have called on former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., the Democratic Party’s presumptive 2020 presidential nominee, to remove former University President Lawrence H. Summers as an economic advisor.


Harvard for Bernie Declines to Endorse Biden Despite Sanders' Pleas to Supporters

The 2020 Democratic primary has largely come to a close, with former vice president Joseph R. Biden Jr. as the presumptive nominee. Still, student political groups on Harvard’s campus remain divided over whether to coalesce around Biden for the general election.


‘There’s No Playbook’: Massachusetts Political Campaigns Navigate a New Coronavirus Reality

As the coronavirus has upended daily life in the United States — sending college students packing, shuttering businesses, and overwhelming medical facilities — politics has largely been put on pause, while campaigning moves to the back of the minds of voters and candidates alike.


In Super Tuesday Surprise, Biden Wins Massachusetts Democratic Primary

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. pulled off a shocking victory in the Massachusetts Democratic primary Tuesday, where he finished ahead of United States Senators Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) Tuesday.


In Photos: Super Tuesday

Every four years, Super Tuesday marks the day in presidential primary season when the single most states hold primaries and caucuses. In total, they represent over a third of the delegates who will cast their votes for the Democratic presidential nominee at the Democratic National Convention in July.


Elizabeth Warren

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren greets supporters in Cambridge Tuesday morning.


Plurality of Surveyed Harvard Faculty Support Warren in Presidential Race

As faculty head to the polls today for Super Tuesday alongside other Massachusetts voters, the first installment of The Crimson’s 2020 faculty survey series explores the political beliefs of Harvard professors in a highly contentious and consequential election year.


Mass. Voters Cast their Ballots on Super Tuesday: Live Updates

The Crimson sent reporters to polling locations in Cambridge and Allston to talk to voters throughout Super Tuesday.


Massachusetts Votes on Super Tuesday. Here's What You Need to Know.

After more than a year of listening to punditry about early states, Massachusetts voters on and off campus will formally weigh in on the 2020 presidential campaign Tuesday.


Early Voters in Cambridge Head to Polls for Presidential Primaries

Less than a week before Super Tuesday, Massachusetts residents are already casting their ballots in the 2020 presidential primaries.


Presidential Campaigns Gear Up for Massachusetts Primary on Mar. 3

Thirty-three percent of the delegates to the Democratic National Convention are up for grabs next Tuesday — the largest haul of any single day to date. In Massachusetts, 91 pledged delegates are up for grabs — the fifth most of the any of the 14 Super Tuesday states.


Kennedy, Markey Debate for the First Time

In the first debate between incumbent United States Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and U.S. Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass.), few major substantive differences emerged between the two candidates.


Kennedy and Markey Debate at WGBH

U.S. Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass.) and incumbent Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) debate at WGBH Tuesday.


IOP Covering 2020 Forum

During the second forum of the Institute of Politics' 2020 Election series, four political correspondents reflected on the state of the presidential race and the recent contests in Iowa and New Hampshire.


Political Reporters Analyze 2020 Campaign Trail at IOP Forum

Four journalists covering the presidential election discussed uncertainty in the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries and experiences with day-to-day reporting on the campaign trail at the Institute of Politics Thursday evening.


Sanders Wins New Hampshire Democratic Primary, Buttigieg ’04 in Close Second

United States Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) won New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation Democratic presidential primary Tuesday, finishing narrowly ahead of former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Peter P. M. Buttigieg ’04.


Democratic Presidential Candidates Make Closing Pitches at New Hampshire Dinner

Democratic presidential hopeful Peter P. M. Buttigieg ’04 fended off rivals’ recent criticisms at a New Hampshire Democratic Party event attended by nearly all the major Democratic primary candidates Sunday.


Harvard Dems Flock to New Hampshire to Campaign for Presidential Candidates

Dozens of Harvard undergraduates braved sub-freezing temperatures over the weekend to campaign for Democratic presidential candidates in New Hampshire ahead of the state’s first-in-the-nation primary on Tuesday.


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