August 14 , 2020 - Now that we know that it will be Senator Kamala Harris of California as the vice president running mate for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden the sprint to election day is now just 84 days. As the campaign button factories have been churning out Biden Harris 2020 campaign buttons non stop , the national conventions for both the Democrats and Republicans are just around the corner.
First up will be the Democratic National Convention which begins on Monday August 17 , 2020. While activities scheduled for the convention city of Milwaukee , Wisconsin have been scaled back there is still a full roster of virtual convention speeches scheduled for the four nights. Biden will formally accept the Democratic nomination with a speech to be delivered from his home state of Delaware.
For the Republicans their convention is scheduled to be begin in Charlotte , North Carolina on Monday August 24. President Donald Trump will accept his party's nomination on Thursday August 27 , 2020 but a site has yet to be determined. It is possible Trump could give his speech from the White House.