JoinCalifornia: Election History for the State of California

Information Home Elected Offices Elections by Decade Longest Service Shortest Service Most & Fewest Votes Uncontested Races Closest Contests Redistricting Recalls
Elections 2024 General 2024 CD-20 Special 2023 US Senate Appt 2022 General Prior 2020s Elections Elections by Decade
Other Stuff Advanced Search CA Constitution CA in Congress Line of Succession Highest Ranking SCOTUS Cases

[search tips] [advanced search]

Searching tips

  • Enter a candidate's name to find a candidate
  • Enter the name of a political party to find the party and all candidates
  • Enter a date to find an election
  • Enter a year to find all elections within that year

Joe Biden

Democratic

Picture of Joe Biden
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-2020 Democratic President 11110250 Win
Website: www.whitehouse.gov
 

Candidate Biography:

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr.
Born: November 20, 1942 in Scranton, Pennsylvania
Married: Neilla (m. 1966, d. 1972), Jill Biden (m. 1977)
Children: Hunter, Beau (Attorney General of Delaware; 2007-2015), Ashley, and Naomi

1970-1972: Member, New Castle County Council [Delaware]
1973-2009: U.S. Senator [Delaware]
1984: Primary Candidate for President (Lost)
1988: Primary Candidate for President (Lost)
2008: Primary Candidate for President (Lost)
2009-2017: Vice President of the United States
2021-Present: President of the United States
2024: Primary Candidate for President (Pending)

  • AWARD: Presidential Medal of Freedom (2017)
  • IMPEACHMENT: On July 25, 2023, Speaker Kevin McCarthy indicated that, in response to allegations of political interference during a tax investigation of Hunter Biden, the House of Representatives might consider beginning an impeachment inquiry "which provides Congress the strongest power to get the rest of the knowledge and information needed."
  • Record Setting: In the 2020 General Election, Biden received more than 11 million votes, setting the record for the most votes received by a candidate in a single California election.
  • QUOTABLE: "You can’t love your country only when you win. You can't obey the law only when it's convenient. You can't be patriotic when you embrace or enable lies." [Source: Twitter (1/6/2022)]