Who’s Running For President in 2020?

2020 Candidate List
Trying to figure out who is running for President in 2020? President Donald Trump is running for re-election in 2020 and there are many Democratic candidates lining up to challenge him for the Presidency. Here are the top major candidates from each party who have officially launched campaigns, exploratory committees, or are said to be considering launching a campaign.

This list is in alphabetical order and will be updated as candidates advance their way through the process to launch fully declared campaigns.

Declared Major Candidates

Declared candidates have taken steps to form an official campaign and formally announce that they are running for President in 2020.

Donald Trump (Incumbent)
President of the United States of America since 2017
Announced: January 20, 2017
Home State: New York | Website
Michael Bennet
U.S. Senator from Colorado since 2009
Announced: May 2, 2019
Home State: Colorado | Website
Joe Biden
Former U.S. Senator and Former Vice President of the United States
Announced: April 25, 2019
Home State: Delaware | Website
Cory Booker
U.S. Senator from New Jersey since 2013
Announced: February 1, 2019
Home State: New Jersey | Website
Steve Bullock
Governor of Montana since 2013
Announced: May 14, 2019
Home State: Montana | Website
Pete Buttigieg
Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, since 2012
Announced: April 14, 2019
Home State: Indiana | Website
Julian Castro
Former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from Texas
Announced: January 12, 2019
Home State: Texas | Website
Bill de Blasio
Mayor of New York City since 2013
Announced: May 16, 2019
Home State: New York | Website
John Delaney
U.S. Representative from Maryland since 2013
Announced: August 10, 2017
Home State: Maryland | Website
Tulsi Gabbard
U.S. Representative for the 2nd district of Hawaii since 2013
Announced: January 11, 2019
Home State: Hawaii | Website
Kirsten Gillibrand
U.S. Senator from New York since January 2009
Announced: March 17, 2019
Home State: New York | Website
Kamala Harris
U.S. Senator from California since 2017
Announced: January 21, 2019
Home State: California | Website
Jay Inslee
Governor of Washington since 2013
Announced: March 1, 2019
Home State: Washington | Website
Amy Klobuchar
U.S. Senator from Minnesota since 2007
Announced: February 10, 2019
Home State: Minnesota | Website
Wayne Messam
Mayor of Miramar, Florida, since 2015
Announced: March 28, 2019
Home State: Florida | Website
Seth Moulton
U.S. Representative for Massachusetts’s 6th district since 2015
Announced: April 22, 2019
Home State: Massachusetts | Website
Beto O'Rourke
U.S. Representative for the 16th district of Texas since 2013
Announced: March 14, 2019
Home State: Texas | Website
Tim Ryan
U.S. Representative for the 13th district of Ohio since 2003
Announced: April 4, 2019
Home State: Ohio | Website
Bernie Sanders
U.S. Senator from Vermont since 2007
Announced: February 19, 2019
Home State: Vermont | Website
Joe Sestak
U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania's 7th district since 2007
Announced: June 22, 2019
Home State: Pennsylvania | Website
Tom Steyer
Hedge fund manager and philanthropist
Announced: July 9, 2019
Home State: California | Website
Elizabeth Warren
U.S. Senator from Massachusetts since 2013
Announced: February 9, 2019
Home State: Massachusetts | Website
Bill Weld
Governor of Massachusetts from 1991 to 1997
Announced: April 15, 2019
Home State: Massachusetts | Website
Marianne Williamson
Spiritual teacher, author, lecturer, entrepreneur, and activist
Announced: January 28, 2019
Home State: California | Website
Andrew Yang
American entrepreneur and founder of Venture for America (VFA)
Announced: November 6, 2017
Home State: New York | Website

Dropped Out

These candidates are no longer running or have stated they will not run for president in 2020.

Mike Gravel
U.S. Senator from Alaska from 1969 to 1981
Announced: April 8, 2019 | Dropped: August 6, 2019
Home State: Alaska | Website
John Hickenlooper
Governor of Colorado since 2011
Announced: March 4, 2019 | Dropped: August 15, 2019
Home State: Colorado | Website
Richard Ojeda
West Virginia State Senator since 2016
Announced: November 11, 2018 | Dropped: January 25, 2019
Home State: West Virginia
Eric Swalwell
U.S. Representative from California's 15th district since 2013
Announced: April 8, 2019 | Dropped: July 9, 2019
Home State: California | Website

This list is updated regularly. See a name not listed that you think is running? Get in touch.