2020 Presidential Candidates and Party Affiliation Michael Bennet – 2020 Presidential Candidate Odds

Michael Bennet – 2020 Presidential Candidate Odds

Michael Bennet (D)

Dropped out of Presidential raceFeb. 11th, 2020

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Who Is Michael Bennet?

Democrat IconMichael Bennet is a 54-year-old Democratic Senator from Colorado who has served in the Senate since 2009. Bennet officially threw his hat in the ring on May 2, 2019 after he was declared cancer-free following a surgical procedure. Prior to his role as a Senator, Bennet worked as Superintendent of Denver Public Schools and Chair of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.

Voter Base

Voter Base IconAt this time, it is difficult to pinpoint who Bennet may be targeting as his voter base and we can only make assumptions based on his current running policies. However, we will update this section as his campaign develops.

  • Parents who are seeking better Childhood Education
  • Immigrants
  • LGBT+ community
  • Voters with a Jewish Background

2020 New Hampshire Primary Results

  • Vote Percentage: 0.3%
  • Delegates: 0

2020 Iowa Caucus Results

  • Vote Percentage: 0%
  • Delegates: 0

Odds for Michael Bennet to win the 2020 Presidential Election

Odds IconSince Bennet is such a longshot candidate, some oddsmakers are not even giving him odds to win the presidency. However, oddsmakers at Bovada currently list Bennet’s odds at +20000.

Unfortunately for Bennet, his odds will probably not get much better before the 2020 election.

Odds of Michael Bennet winning the Democratic Nomination

While Bennet’s odds to win the Democratic nomination aren’t much better than his presidential odds, they’re still more positive. Bovada lists Bennet’s party nomination chance at +12500. Oddsmakers at BetOnline have him further back at +15000 odds.

Bennet has not been able to establish a name for himself in the crowded Democratic field. Since he has struggled thus far, Bennet has little chance of winning the nomination.

Can I Bet On Michael Bennett Now?

While Bennett is a major long shot to win the DNC nomination or the Presidential election, it is possible to bet on his chances for both races right now at the best online sports betting sites. Bennett’s odds, which you can see above, do not engender great confidence, but he’s carrying among the highest payout potential of any Democratic candidate.

As such, if you think Bennett has even the slightest chance, betting just $5 on the guy would put upwards of grand in your pocket (depending on the site your choose). Futures odds are risky, but their payouts are among the best you’ll find in the betting industry, so why not drop a few dollars on the outsider?

What The Current Betting Odds Tell Us About Michael Bennet’s Chance Of Winning In 2020

Bennet’s current odds are saying that it’s not likely the centrist has much of a shot to earn the Democratic nomination or the presidency. Bennet still has time to turn things around, though.

Michael Bennet’s Chances Of Winning Based On Prediction Markets

Bennet is not a high-polling favorite in the Democratic Party. On prediction markets, Predictwise particularly, Bennet constantly ranks in the party’s bottom tier. Currently, Bennet not only has low odds, but he has no odds at all.


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In His Own Words

We’ve got a lot of work to do: not only on education, but on the economy, on our tax code, and on reducing our crushing debt.- Michael Bennet 


Michael Bennet’s Running Policies

Policy IconMichael Bennet’s 2020 running platform mostly targets reversing President Donald Trump’s policies like the Middle East travel ban, the ban on transgender people in the military, and the multi-administration American policy of not putting children in adult facilities during border processing. Bennet is also running on Medicare X (a public option that does not change the current Health Care system for Medicare for All), increasing Economic Mobility, emphasizing the importance of Education from early childhood to high school, tackling Money in Politics, ending Partisan Gerrymandering, changing Campaign Finance Rules, and much more.

Michael Bennet’s Previous Policies

Looking at Michael Bennet’s previous policy stances and voting record allows voters and bettors to see exactly what Bennet stands for. Bennet was a sponsor for the justice reform First Step Act bill in 2016, recommends investing in renewable energy, advocated for the 2018 farm bill, and etc. Bennet also sponsored a bill in February of 2019 to end the Federal Prohibition of Marijuana and is a primary sponsor of the American Family Act.

Experience

Experience IconAfter graduating from Yale law school, Bennet served as a clerk for the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals. Bennet later served as Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General under the Clinton administration. Bennet later was an assistant to Connecticut’s US attorney. After moving westward, Bennet worked 6 years as a Managing Director for the Anschutz Investment Company in Denver.

He later became chief of staff to then-Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, who was also running for the Presidency but dropped out in August 2019. Afterward, Bennet became superintendent for Denver’s Public Schools. In 2009, Bennet was appointed to replace Ken Salazar in the Colorado Senate and later elected in 2010 and reelected in 2016 – you can view Michael Bennet’s Colorado Senator website here.

Education

Education IconBennet attended Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut and in 1987 earned his Bachelor of Arts in History. Bennet later attended Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut where he obtained his Juris Doctor (J.D.).

Civic Work

At this time, there are no available public records on Michael Bennet’s civic work, social activism, or volunteer time.

Michael Bennet’s Views On Gambling

Gambling IconThere are no public statements for or against gambling made by Michael Bennet. However, looking into Bennet’s campaign contributions through 2013-2018, the Senator received $42,575 from the casino and gambling industry a majority of which came from individuals rather than PACs.


How Much Can I Win If I Bet On Michael Bennet?

If Bennet can defy the odds to win the Democratic nomination and 2020 presidential election, the payout could be huge. However, it is unlikely Bennet can do either. For perspective, most sites don’t even give Bennet odds to win the presidential election, though you can contact customer service to request special betting odds if you wish to wager on the candidate.

Top 5 Reasons Michael Bennet Can Still Appeal To Voters

  1. Voters that want the best educational opportunities for their children will look towards Bennet after he increased student enrollment, decreased dropout rates, and improved graduation rates as superintendent of the Denver Public School system.
  2. Bennet embraces his Jewish roots. Obama won 78% of the Jewish vote in 2008, so such votes could go even better for Bennet.
  3. Bennet has most of his experience from Colorado, a state where the majority of voters have chosen a Democratic presidential candidate since 2008.
  4. Bennet is a centrist candidate, giving Democratic voters a moderate option compared to Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren.
  5. With John Hickenlooper leaving the race, his supporters could gravitate towards Bennet as a fellow Colorado Democratic.


**This page is not intended to be a public endorsement our only goal is to inform bettors of the current odds found online. Our team strives to provide transparent information that reflects the best qualities of the candidate. Odds and other information provided on this page should only be used to make an informed betting decision.