Ready, Set, Go! Marking the 4th Presidential Year
As the United States of America enters its fourth presidential year, the impacts of the coming election will weigh heavily on the minds of many. With the country divided and the stakes higher than ever, the competitive nature of the upcoming election is sure to be immense. The 2020 presidential election will be unlike any other in recent memory for several reasons. First, this will be the first time that the current President Donald Trump is running for re-election. There are also a wide array of potential contenders vying for the nomination of their respective parties. In addition to the sheer number of candidates, the issues at hand have proven to be very controversial for many. Immigration, taxes, healthcare, and gun control are all topics that have been at the forefront of debates this election. With many powerful interests at stake, the election season has the potential to be a wild ride. As the nation continues to grapple with the aftermath of the 2016 election, political pundits are already speculating what could happen this time around. The slogan “Make America Great Again” is sure to take center stage again, as President Trump looks to hold onto power by appealing to his base. At the same time, the Democratic Party is already busy scouting out contenders that can challenge him. With names like Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Kamala Harris already being floated around as potential Democratic presidential contenders, the building excitement for the election has been palpable. Though the 2020 presidential election is still a full year away, its implications are already being felt by many. No matter who is ultimately elected president, it will most certainly be a year that the entire nation watches with bated breath. As the days tick away, one thing can be certain: the upcoming election promises to be one of the most historic and exciting ones yet.