2020 Presidential Candidates and Party Affiliation Bill Weld – 2020 Presidential Candidate Odds

Bill Weld – 2020 Presidential Candidate Odds

Bill Weld (R)


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Who is Bill Weld?

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Bill Weld is a 73-year-old Republican who was the former governor of Massachusetts from 1991-1997. He ran for vice president as an independent in 2016 on the Gary Johnson’s Libertarian Party ticket. Weld announced his 2020 Presidential campaign April 15, 2019 and became the first notable challenge to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination.

Voter Base

  • Voter Base IconTraditional conservatives
  • Moderates alienated by Trump
  • Libertarians

Odds for Bill Weld to win the 2020 Presidential Election

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Odds of Bill Weld winning the Republican Nomination

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What the current betting odds tell us about Bill Weld’s chance of winning in 2020

Not having betting odds available means his chances are slim at best to win either the GOP nomination or the White House. There is still a lot of time before election season is in full swing and we expect his odds to be posted soon.

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Bill Weld’s Running Policies

Policy IconWeld’s current campaign is being run on as a return back to conservatism that puts fiscal responsibility and free trade as its cornerstones. Additionally, he favors immigration reform but vehemently opposes building a wall along the US-Mexico border. He also opposes Trump’s campaign promise to deport undocumented immigrants. Weld is also in favor of the legalization of marijuana. To learn more about his policies you can visit his official website here.

Bill Weld’s Previous Policies

Weld ran as governor of Massachusetts during the 1990s to put less of a tax burden on residents and found different revenue sources for the state. He was extremely tough on criminals in the past and at one point supported the death penalty for murderers of police officers. He’s one of the few pro-choice conservatives when it comes to abortion and has long supported gay marriage. While he has recently stated that substance abuse cases should not be sent to prison, he had previously been a proponent of less welfare and tougher sentences for drug users and offenders.

Experience

Experience IconAfter graduating from both Harvard and Oxford, Weld served as legal counsel to the US House Committee on the Judiciary. He then became the US Attorney for the District of Massachusetts and went on to become the US Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division.

He was a notable figure in several high-profile cases on corruption and then, out of protest of an ethics scandal investigations into the sitting attorney general, he resigned as assistant attorney general. Weld ran and won the Massachusetts gubernatorial election two years later.

Education

Education IconWeld graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in classics in 1966. He then went on to study economics at Oxford before attending and graduating from Harvard Law School with a Juris Doctor degree in 1970.

Civic Work

We could not locate any information on Weld’s past work with volunteer and/or charity organizations, but this does not mean he does not partake in civic work.

Bill Weld’s views on gambling

Gambling IconDuring his time as a US attorney, Weld had opposed gambling, but when he took over as governor of Massachusetts pressed lawmakers to expand the state’s legalized gambling to increase the tax revenue by nearly $100 million.

Additionally, Weld gets credit for bringing tribal and commercial casinos to Massachusetts. Before he became governor, the state lottery and horse/dog racing were the only forms of legalized gambling allowed. Needless to say, Weld is pro-gambling.

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