Will Jeff Bezos hold major political office in the United States before February 2033?

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Jeffrey Preston Bezos, born January 12, 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is an American entrepreneur, media proprietor, investor, computer engineer, and commercial astronaut. He is the founder, executive chairman and former president and CEO of Amazon. With a net worth of around US$140 billion as of May 2022, Bezos is the second-wealthiest person in the world and was the wealthiest from 2017 to 2021 according to both Bloomberg's Billionaires Index and Forbes.

In 2022, Bezos has criticised the Biden Administration for its handling of inflation.

Bezos' political affiliation is not definitively known; however, he has donated to both Democratic and Republican politicians (though has donated mostly to Democrats), and has been characterized as 'libertarian' by Amazon investor Nick Hanauer. He has also donated to non-partisan political organizations.

Will Jeff Bezos hold major political office in the United States before February 2033?

This question resolves positively if prior to February 1 2033, Jeff Bezos legally holds any of the following public offices for any period of time:

  • President of the United States
  • Vice President of the United States
  • Speaker of the House of Representatives
  • United States Senator
  • United States Representative
  • Governor of any U.S. state or territory

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Jeffrey Preston Bezos, born January 12, 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is an American entrepreneur, media proprietor, investor, computer engineer, and commercial astronaut. He is the founder, executive chairman and former president and CEO of...

Last updated: 2022-08-08
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