2020 Presidential Candidates and Party Affiliation Pete Buttigieg – 2020 Presidential Candidate Odds

Pete Buttigieg – 2020 Presidential Candidate Odds

Pete Buttigieg (D)

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Party Nomination Odds: +1000
Presidential Election Odds: +2000
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Party Nomination Odds: +1200
Presidential Election Odds: +2500
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Who Is Pete Buttigieg?

Democrat IconPete Buttigieg is a 37-year-old Democrat and 2020 Presidential candidate. He has also served as the Mayor of South Bend, Indiana since 2011. Buttigieg announced his bid for the Presidency on January 23, 2019. Prior to becoming the South Bend Mayor, Buttigieg graduated from Harvard and Oxford before joining the Navy Reserves in 2009.

Voter Base

Voter Base IconAs an openly gay candidate and military veteran, Buttigieg attracts support from a variety of voters. A small sample of Mayor Pete’s supporters are listed here:

  • LGBT+ Community
  • Immigrants
  • Environmentalists
  • Low-income voters

Odds For Pete Buttigieg To Win The 2020 Presidential Election

Odds IconOddsmakers show great odds for Buttigieg to win the overall presidential election in 2020. Buttigieg is consistently positioned among the top ten Presidential candidates overall. Good press and social presence have soared Buttigieg through the ranks and in the top 5, outranking even other notable Dem candidates. Buttigieg has very good odds to directly face Trump in 2020.

Odds For Pete Buttigieg Winning The Democratic Nomination

Buttigieg has a real shot at winning the Democratic nomination, only sitting behind Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, and Andrew Yang as of this writing, depending on the sportsbook.

This small town mayor pushed himself out of obscurity and ahead of many other notable candidates, including Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, and Beto O’Rourke.

Can I Bet On Pete Buttigieg Now?

You can bet on Buttigieg right now, and if you think he’s going to be the Democratic nominee, you should do so sooner rather than later. In national surveys, Buttigieg is polling at a strong fourth, and he’s not doing much worse on the odds boards.

But once the Democratic field condenses, Mayor Pete will likely make the cut, at which point you can expect his odds to shrink, reducing potential payouts if you wait too long to place your wagers. To take advantage of Buttigieg’s profitable lines, you should place your bets on this Indiana politician ASAP.

Pete Buttigieg’s Chances Of Winning Based On Prediction Markets

Prediction markets show that Buttigieg is a strong Democratic Party candidate but has yet to break into the top-tier. Currently, Buttigieg has a 5% chance of winning the Democratic nomination in 2020, according to popular political analysts at Predictwise.

Buttigieg is behind Elizabeth Warren (46%), Joe Biden (18%), Bernie Sanders (8%), and Kamala Harris (6%) when it comes to chances of earning the party nomination. This still puts him in better position than Tulsi Gabbard (2%) but tied with Andrew Yang.

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In His Own Words

If we embrace a far-left agenda, they’re going to say we’re a bunch of crazy socialists, if we embrace a conservative agenda, you know what they’re going to do? They’re going to say we’re a bunch of crazy socialists.- Pete Buttigieg 

Pete Buttigieg’s Running Policies

Policy IconButtigieg’s current campaign is running on the policies to provide Universal Healthcare, Strengthening Labor Unions, Renegotiating Trade Deals, passing a Federal Law Banning Discrimination Against LGBT people, Requiring Universal Background Checks for Guns, Protecting DREAMers, Fighting Climate Change, and Ending the Drug War with Legalizing Marijuana.

Pete Buttigieg’s Previous Policies

Looking at Buttigieg’s previously championed policies while Mayor of South Bend we can see the kind of stance he really supports. In 2012, he proposed to an urban development program to revitalize the city’s downtown area which improved economic development and road safety. He also championed a nightly laser lighting display and unveiled it as part of the city’s 150th-anniversary celebrations. This mayor also launched a $50 million revitalization investment in South Bend’s parks.


Experience IconWhile in college, Buttigieg worked as an investigative intern at a local news network. In 2004, Buttigieg worked as conference director in D.C. for former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen’s international strategic consulting firm. Later on, he assisted with Senator John Kerry’s presidential campaign in 2004. In 2007, he worked as a consultant at McKinsey and Company until 2010.

Buttigieg ran for Mayor of South Bend in 2011 and won. In 2014, he won his re-election. In 2019, Buttigieg decided to run for the 2020 Presidential election – Buttigieg’s 2020 campaign site went up shortly after.


Education IconButtigieg attended and graduated from Harvard College in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Literature. In 2007, he received a first-class Honors Degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Pembroke College where he was a Rhodes Scholar.

Civic Work

Buttigieg volunteered for the US Navy in 2009 and volunteered to be deployed to Afghanistan for active duty in 2014 as part of the Navy Reserve while serving as Mayor.

Pete Buttigieg’s Views On Gambling

Gambling IconPete Buttigieg negotiated with local tribes to open Indiana’s first tribal casino, run by the Band of Potawatomi, in South Bend. Buttigieg joined the Band of Potawatomi and others on the opening day of the Four Winds South Bend casino. In exchange for paying state taxes, Buttigieg negotiated an agreement for the casino to share its revenue with the city, by receiving 2% of the casino’s annual net win.

The tribe also agreed to provide $5 million to local initiatives and organizations over five years. Buttigieg believes the casino will bring in 1,200 jobs to the community. Therefore, he is pro-gambling.

How Much Can I Win If I Bet On Pete Buttigieg?

Betting on Buttigieg could be a good bet since his chances of winning offer a lower-end risk, but his odds would still result in a decent payout.

Bovada gives Buttigieg +1000 odds to win the Democratic nomination. A $100 bet on his chances would result in a $1,000 payout. Betting the same amount on his +2500 presidential odds would result in $2,500.

Top 5 Reasons Pete Buttigieg’s Can Go From Mayor To President

  1. Buttigieg could give a voice to LGBT+ Americans as the first openly gay POTUS.
  2. As a retired Navy Lieutenant, Buttigieg attracts support from fellow service members.
  3. Buttigieg has constantly posted huge warchests, showing that his supporters are willing to donate to his campaign.
  4. Obama referred to Buttigieg as a potential leading light for the Democratic Party due to his education, background, and experience.
  5. Buttigieg shares many of the same ideas as frontrunners Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren but is much younger than the aforementioned.

**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.