As of May 20, 2019, 730 candidates have filed with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to run for president. This page lists the names of every candidate who has registered with the FEC and their party affiliation.

A candidate for president must be a natural-born citizen of the United States, at least 35 years old, and a resident of the United States for at least 14 years.

A candidate may declare his or her candidacy at any time, but once he or she receives contributions or make expenditures in excess of $5,000, the candidate must register with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) within 15 days.

For a detailed overview of the notable potential and registered 2020 presidential candidates, withdrawn candidates, and historical trends, click here.

The following 26 elected officials and notable public figures—24 Democrats and twoRepublicans—have filed to run for president with the Federal Election Commission or announced exploratory committees.

  • Michael Bennet (D), a U.S. senator from Colorado, announced that he was running for president on May 2, 2019.[3]
  • Joe Biden (D), a former vice president of the United States, announced that he was running for president on April 25, 2019.[4]
  • Bill de Blasio (D), the mayor of New York City, announced that he was running for president on May 16, 2019.[5]
  • Cory Booker (D), a U.S. senator from New Jersey, announced that he was running for president on February 1, 2019.[6]
  • Steve Bullock (D), the governor of Montana, announced that he was running for president on May 14, 2019.[7]
  • Pete Buttigieg (D), the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, announced that he was running for president on January 23, 2019.[8]
  • Julián Castro (D), a former U.S. secretary of housing and urban development and San Antonio mayor, formally announced his candidacy on January 12, 2019.[9]
  • John Delaney (D), a former U.S. representative from Maryland, filed to run for president on August 10, 2017.
  • Tulsi Gabbard (D), a U.S. representative from Hawaii, announced that she had decided to run for president on January 11, 2019.[10]
  • Kirsten Gillibrand (D), a U.S. senator from New York, announced that she was forming an exploratory committee on January 15, 2019.[11] She officially announced she was running on March 17, 2019.[12]
  • Mike Gravel (D), a former U.S. senator from Alaska, announced he was running for president on April 2, 2019.[13]
  • Kamala Harris (D), a U.S. senator from California, announced that she was running for president on January 21, 2019.[14]
  • John Hickenlooper (D), a former governor of Colorado, announced that he was running for president on March 4, 2019.[15]
  • Jay Inslee (D), the governor of Washington, announced that he was running for president on March 1, 2019.[16]
  • Amy Klobuchar (D), a U.S. senator from Minnesota, formally announced she was running for president on February 10, 2019.[17]
  • Wayne Messam (D), the mayor of Miramar, Florida, announced he was forming an exploratory committee on March 13, 2019.[18]
  • Seth Moulton (D), a U.S. representative from Massachusetts, announced he was running for president on April 22, 2019.[19]
  • Beto O’Rourke (D), former U.S. representative from Texas, formally announced he was running for president on March 14, 2019.[20]
  • Tim Ryan (D), a U.S. representative from Ohio, announced he was running for president on April 4, 2019.[21]
  • Bernie Sanders (I)[22], a U.S. senator from Vermont, announced that he was running for president on February 19, 2019.[23]
  • Eric Swalwell (D), a U.S. representative from California, announced that he was running for president on April 9, 2019.
  • President Donald Trump (R) filed to run for re-election in 2020 on January 20, 2017.
  • Elizabeth Warren (D), U.S. senator from Massachusetts, announced she had formed an exploratory committee on December 31, 2018.[24] She formally announced she was running for president on February 9, 2019.
  • Bill Weld (R), a former governor of Massachusetts, announced that he was running for president on April 15, 2019.[25]
  • Marianne Williamson (D), an author and lecturer, announced she was running for president on January 28, 2019.[26]
  • Andrew Yang (D), an entrepreneur and author from New York, filed to run for president on November 6, 2017.