Trying to find out who is running in the 2016 Presidential Election? The next presidential election takes place on Election Day which is Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Use our candidate tracker below to keep tabs on the presidential candidates. There are a number of Republicans and Democrats hoping to win the White House in 2016. Here is a list which we update as each candidate’s status changes. Click the candidate’s name for detailed information including websites, social media links, and pictures.

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Select a status:
Officially Running – Officially announced intention to run and formed a campaign
Actively Exploring – Formed a committee to raise money and act as a pseudo campaign
Likely Running – No official moves but will likely launch a campaign in coming months
Possibly Running – Expressed some interest in 2016 presidential run.
Not Running – Stated they are not running for president in 2016.
Independent / Third-Party – Not affiliated with major parties.

Officially Running

DemocratsRepublicans
HillaryClinton
Hillary Clinton
Former US Secretary of State
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TedCruz
Ted Cruz
US Senator (Texas)
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BernieSanders
Bernie Sanders
US Senator (Vermont)
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RandPaul
Rand Paul
US Senator (Kentucky)
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MarcoRubio
Marco Rubio
US Senator (Florida)
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Carly Fiorina
Carly Fiorina
Former Hewlett Packard CEO
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BenCarson
Ben Carson
Former director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital
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Formed Exploratory Committee

DemocratsRepublicans
JimWebb
Jim Webb
Former US Senator (Virginia)
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JebBush
Jeb Bush
Former Governor (Florida)
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LincolnChafee
Lincoln Chafee
Former Governor (Rhode Island)
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RickSantorum
Rick Santorum
Former US Senator (Pennsylvania)
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Likely Running

DemocratsRepublicans
JoeBiden
Joe Biden
Vice President of the United States
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ScottWalker
Scott Walker
Governor (Wisconsin)
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MartinO'Malley
Martin O'Malley
Former Governor (Maryland)
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LindseyGraham
Lindsey Graham
US Senator (South Carolina)
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BobbyJindal
Bobby Jindal
Governor (Louisiana)
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ChrisChristie
Chris Christie
Governor (New Jersey)
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MikeHuckabee
Mike Huckabee
Former Governor (Arkansas)
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RickPerry
Rick Perry
Former Governor (Texas)
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Possible Candidates

DemocratsRepublicans
ElizabethWarren
Elizabeth Warren
US Senator (Massachusetts)
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SarahPalin
Sarah Palin
Former Governor (Alaska)
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AndrewCuomo
Andrew Cuomo
Governor (New York)
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SteveKing
Steve King
US Representative (Iowa's 4th CD)
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MarkWarner
Mark Warner
US Senator (Virginia)
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PeterKing
Peter King
US Representative (New York's 2nd CD)
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DevalPatrick
Deval Patrick
Former Governor (Massachusetts)
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MicheleBachmann
Michele Bachmann
Former US Representative (Minnesota's 6th CD)
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JerryBrown
Jerry Brown
Governor (California)
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SusanaMartinez
Susana Martinez
Governor (New Mexico)
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RickSnyder
Rick Snyder
Governor (Michigan)
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JohnKasich
John Kasich
Governor (Ohio)
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Not Running

DemocratsRepublicans
HowardDean
Howard Dean
Former Governor (Vermont)
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Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney
Former Governor (Massachusetts)
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PaulRyan
Paul Ryan
US Representative (Wisconsin's 1st CD)
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Third-Party

NamePartyBio
Jill SteinGreenGreen Party nominee for president in 2012
Gary JohnsonLibertarianFormer New Mexico Governor
Jesse Ventura-Former Governor of Minnesota