The former mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg announces that he will be the Democratic presidential nominee for the election in 2020.
What he writes on Twitter.
"I'm running for the presidential election in order to beat Donald Trump and rebuild the UNITED states. I believe that my unique experiences in business, politics and philanthropy will make it possible for me to win and lead the country," writes Bloomberg.
Bloombergs candidacy will hardly come as a big surprise. The billionaire has commissioned tv commercials for 33 million dollars in just a week. The advertisements will be shown on national and local tv in 99 cities throughout the UNITED states.
The first of the federal states have also had a deadline to get on the ballot for the primaries next year. Here secured Bloomberg also in the last week, that he is on the ballot in the states of Arkansas and Alabama.
the news agency AP has his adviser Howard Wolfson previously said that Michael Bloomberg will not lead election campaign in the first four primaries – in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina.
instead, he bet on the 14 states to campaign for the 3. march on the so-called supertirsdag.
His candidacy is of the newspaper The New York Times has been described as a serious threat to the leading contenders.
But according to the political web medium the Politico has a poll shown that he stands to four percent of the vote nationally in the democratic primaries.
in Addition, he is the of the candidates, as most of the democratic voters say they have a negative opinion about.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 24 November 2019, 16:00