2024: Who’s Running For President?

If you’re already asking about who is running for president in 2024, we have some answers with a list of potential and likely 2024 presidential candidates. There are several Republican candidates positioning themselves for a presidential run to succeed President Joe Biden. Here is a list of candidates so far who have expressed interest or might be planning a presidential run.

This list is in alphabetical order and will be updated as candidates advance their way through the process to launch fully declared campaigns or decide to drop out, or never decide to run.

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2024 Democratic CandidatesLikely 2024 Democratic Candidates

It is expected that President Joe Biden will seek a second term if he is able to do so. In early 2021, President Biden expressed his intention to run for re-election. Presumably, Vice President Kamala Harris would be Biden’s Vice Presidential pick in 2024.

2024 Democratic Primary Polls:

President Joe BidenVice President Kamala Harris
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris

If President Biden does not run for re-election in 2024, here is a list of possible Democratic candidates that could run to replace him (order based on 2024 Democratic Primary polls):

  • Kamala Harris (Vice President of the United States)
    Kamala Harris 2024 Democratic Candidate
  • Michelle Obama (former First Lady of the United States)
    Michelle Obama 2024 Democratic Candidate
  • Bernie Sanders (U.S. senator from Vermont)
    Bernie Sanders 2024 Democratic Candidate
  • Pete Buttigieg (Secretary of Transportation)
    Pete Buttigieg 2024 Democratic Candidate
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (U.S. Representative from New York’s 14th district)
    AOC 2024 Democratic Candidate


  • Elizabeth Warren (U.S. senator from Massachusets)
    Elizabeth Warren 2024 Democratic Candidate
  • Stacey Abrams (Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate)
    Stacey Abrams 2024 Democratic Candidate
  • Corey Booker (U.S. senator from New Jersey)
    Corey Booker 2024 Democratic Candidate
  • Amy Klobuchar (U.S. senator from Minnesota)
    Amy Klobuchar 2024 Democratic Candidate
  • Gavin Newsom (Governor of California)
    Gavin Newsom 2024 Democratic Candidate

For a complete list, see our 2024 Democratic Primary polls page

2024 Republican Candidate ListLikely 2024 Republican Candidates

These candidates have either signaled their intention or appear to be moving toward a likely presidential run. The list below is ordered by averages of recent 2024 Republican Primary polls and is subject to change.

2024 Republican Primary Polls:
National | Iowa | New Hampshire

Potential 2024 GOP Candidates (Ordered by polling average)

  • Donald J. Trump (45th president of the United States)
    Donald J. Trump 2024 Candidate
  • Ron DeSantis (Governor of Florida)
    Ron DeSantis 2024 Candidate
  • Mike Pence (Former vice president of the United States)
    Mike Pence 2024 Candidate
  • Chris Christie (Former governor of New Jersey)
    Chris Christie 2024 Candidate
  • Donald Trump, Jr. (Son of Donald Trump, 45th President)
    Donald Trump, Jr. 2024 GOP Candidate
  • Nikki Haley (Former ambassador to the United Nations, former SC Governor)
    Nikki Haley 2024 Candidate
  • Ted Cruz (U.S. senator from Texas)
    Ted Cruz 2024 Candidate
  • Kristi Noem (Governor of South Dakota)
    Kristi Noem 2024 Candidate


  • Mitt Romney (U.S. senator from Utah)
    Mitt Romney 2024 Presidential Candidate
  • Marco Rubio (U.S. senator from Florida)
    Marco Rubio 2024 Candidate
  • Tucker Carlson (Fox News host)
    Tucker Carlson 2024 GOP Candidate
  • Liz Cheney (U.S. senator from Wyoming)
    Liz Cheney 2024 Candidate
  • Dan Crenshaw (U.S. representative from Texas)
    Dan Crenshaw 2024 Candidate


  • Tim Scott (U.S. senator from South Carolina)
    Tim Scott 2024 Candidate
  • Tom Cotton (U.S. senator from Arkansas)
    Tom Cotton 2024 Candidate
  • Greg Abbott (Governor of Texas)
    Greg Abbott 2024 Candidate
  • Larry Hogan (Governor of Maryland)
    Larry Hogan 2024 Candidate
  • Rick Scott (U.S. senator from Florida)
    Rick Scott 2024 Candidate
  • Mike DeWine (Governor of Ohio)
    Mike DeWine 2024 Candidate
  • Joni Ernst (U.S. senator from Iowa)
    Joni Ernst 2024 Candidate
  • Josh Hawley (U.S. senator from Missouri)
    Josh Hawley 2024 Candidate
  • Doug Ducey (Governor of Arizona)
    Doug Ducey 2024 Candidate
  • Mike Lee (U.S. senator from Utah)
    Mike Lee 2024 Candidate
  • Mike Pompeo (Former secretary of state)
    Mike Pompeo 2024 Candidate

For a complete list with additional names, see the 2024 Republican Primary polls page.

There could be more names to add and some of these candidates may never decide to run. This list will be updated regularly.


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