2020 Presidential Candidates

Who's running, who's not, and what to expect for the 2020 presidential cycle: Return to this page often for updated details as the race develops.

Candidates to Watch

Use the dropdown below for information on the status of declared and potential candidates – including those considering, exploring and announcing presidential bids.

See below for information on the status of declared and potential candidates – including those considering, exploring and announcing presidential bids.

Announced

Cory Booker
Democrat
Cory Booker
U.S. Senator from New Jersey
Julián Castro
Democrat
Julián Castro
Former Sec. of Housing and Urban Development
John Delaney
Democrat
John Delaney
Former U.S. Representative from Maryland
Tulsi Gabbard
Democrat
Tulsi Gabbard
U.S. Representative from Hawaii
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democrat
Kirsten Gillibrand
U.S. Senator from New York
Kamala Harris
Democrat
Kamala Harris
U.S. Senator from California
John Hickenlooper
Democrat
John Hickenlooper
Former Governor of Colorado
Jay Inslee
Democrat
Jay Inslee
Governor of Washington
Amy Klobuchar
Democrat
Amy Klobuchar
U.S. Senator from Minnesota
Beto O’Rourke
Democrat
Beto O’Rourke
Former U.S. Representative from Texas
Bernie Sanders
Democrat
Bernie Sanders
U.S. Senator from Vermont
Elizabeth Warren
Democrat
Elizabeth Warren
U.S. Senator from Massachusetts
Andrew Yang
Democrat
Andrew Yang
Founder of Venture for America
Donald Trump
Republican
Donald Trump
U.S. President

Exploratory

Pete Buttigieg
Democrat
Pete Buttigieg
Mayor of South Bend, Indiana
Bill Weld
Republican
Bill Weld
Former Governor of Massachusetts

Considering / Rumored

Michael Bennet
Democrat
Michael Bennet
U.S. Senator from Colorado
Joe Biden
Democrat
Joe Biden
Former Vice President
Steve Bullock
Democrat
Steve Bullock
Governor of Montana
Bill de Blasio
Democrat
Bill de Blasio
Mayor of New York City
Andrew Gillum
Democrat
Andrew Gillum
Former Mayor of Tallahassee, Florida
John Kerry
Democrat
John Kerry
Former Secretary of State
Mitch Landrieu
Democrat
Mitch Landrieu
Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana
Terry McAuliffe
Democrat
Terry McAuliffe
Former Governor of Virginia
Seth Moulton
Democrat
Seth Moulton
U.S. Representative from Massachusetts
Tim Ryan
Democrat
Tim Ryan
U.S. Representative from Ohio
Eric Swalwell
Democrat
Eric Swalwell
U.S. Representative from California
Bob Corker
Republican
Bob Corker
Former U.S. Senator from Tennessee
Larry Hogan
Republican
Larry Hogan
Governor of Maryland
John Kasich
Republican
John Kasich
Former Governor of Ohio
Ben Sasse
Republican
Ben Sasse
U.S. Senator from Nebraska
Mark Cuban
Independent
Mark Cuban
Owner of Dallas Mavericks
Howard Schultz
Independent
Howard Schultz
Former Starbucks CEO