- President Donald Trump holds the title of oldest US president on his first Inauguration Day, taking office at 70 years and 220 days old.
- Former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and Sen. Bernie Sanders would all break his record if elected.
- Here are the ages of 2020 Democratic candidates and how old they would be upon taking office on Inauguration Day 2021.
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The major candidates left in the 2020 Democratic field are all in their 70s,
The Democratic field is now almost entirely made of septuagenarians after Tom Steyer, 62, Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg, 38, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, 59, dropped out of the race after the South Carolina primary.
The US Constitution mandates that a candidate must be at least 35 to be eligible for the presidency. The youngest-ever president was Theodore Roosevelt, who took office at 42 years and 322 days old in 1901.
President Donald Trump holds the title of oldest president at the time of his first election, taking office at 70 years and 220 days old.
But four out of the five candidates left in the Democratic primary field could break his record.
If elected, Sanders would be 79, Biden and Bloomberg would both be 78, and Warren would be 71 upon assuming office.
Here’s a breakdown of the 2020 Democrats’ current ages and how old they would be for their inauguration.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is also 38. She would be 39 years and 283 days old upon taking office.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is 70. She would be 71 years and 212 days old upon taking office in 2021.
Former Vice President Joe Biden is 77, and he would be 78 years and 61 days old on Inauguration Day 2021.
Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City is 78. He would be 78 years and 341 days old upon taking office.
Sen. Bernie Sanders is 78. He would be 79 years and 134 days old upon assuming office.
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