Democratic Presidential Candidates

Democrats started out with a very large field, offering different experiences, visions, policy proposals and leadership styles.  The candidates built up campaign organizations and communicated their messages to voters who were looking for a candidate to beat Trump.  Over the long months of the campaign more than 20 candidates dropped out.  The are now just two candidates, Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden.  After a shaky start, Biden has won contest after contest, and is seen as almost certain to be the nominee.




2020 Quicklinks
ACTIVE




Feb. 19, 2019

Apr. 25, 2019


berniesanders.com
@BernieSanders
fb/berniesanders
Senate Office
Congress.gov
FEC
C-SPAN 
P2016 
Our Revolution 
Indep.: Organizing for Bernie
America Rising

organization
timeline
joebiden.com
@joebiden
fb/joebiden
FEC
C-SPAN
American Possibilities
Biden Foundation  
Biden Institute at U. of DE

PAC:  FEC | Open Secrets
Indep. S.PAC:  Unite the Country
P2008

organization
timeline






FORMER



Nov. 12, 2018
Jan. 25, 2019

Apr. 8, 2019
July 8 2019

Mar. 4, 2019
Aug. 15, 2019


Mar. 1, 2019
Aug. 21, 2019
voteojeda.com
@VoteOjeda2020

fb/RichardOjeda2020
FEC
organization
timeline
ericwalwell.com
@ericswalwell
fb/EricMSwalwell
House Office 
Congress.gov
FEC
C-SPAN
Congress: FEC | Open Secrets
organization
timeline
  
www.hickenlooper.com
@hickenlooper
fb/johnhickenlooper 
C-SPAN
FEC
Giddy Up PAC: FEC
organization
timeline
jayinslee.com
@jayinslee
fb/jayinslee
Governor's Office
FEC
C-SPAN
Indep. S.PAC: Act Now on Climate
Vision PAC:  FEC
organization
timeline

Apr. 22, 2019
Aug. 23, 2019

Mar. 17, 2019 (Jan. 15)
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April 4, 2019
Oct. 24, 2019
sethmoulton.com
@sethmoulton
fb/sethmoulton
Serve America PAC
C-SPAN

organization
timeline
kirstengillibrand.com
@sengillibrand
fb/KirstenGillibrand
Senate Office 
Congress.gov
FEC 
C-SPAN   
Gillibrand for Senate (2018): FEC | Open Secrets
PAC: FEC | Open Secrets   
America Rising
organization
timeline
billdeblasio.com
@BilldeBlasio

fb/billdeblasio
Mayor's Office
Fairness PAC
C-SPAN
PAC: Open Secrets
organization
timeline
timryanforamerica.com
@TimRyan
fb/timryanforamerica
House Office 
Congress.gov
C-SPAN   Congress: FEC | Open Secrets 
PAC: FEC | Open Secrets
organization
timeline  

Mar. 14, 2019
Nov. 1, 2019

Mar. 30, 2019 (Mar. 13)
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June 22, 2019
Dec. 1, 2019

May 14, 2019
Dec. 2, 2019
betoorourke.com
@BetoORourke
fb/betoorourke
Congress.gov 
FEC
C-SPAN
Senate '18:  FEC | Open Secrets 
organization
timeline
wayneforusa.com
@waynemessam
fb/WayneForAmerica
Office of the Mayor
organization
timeline
www.joesestak.com
@JoeSestak
fb/JoeSestak
FEC
C-SPAN
organization
timeline  
stevebullock.com
@GovernorBullock
fb/GovernorBullock

Governor's Office
FEC
C-SPAN
Big Sky Values PAC
PAC: Open Secrets
organization
timeline
 

Jan. 21, 2019
Dec. 3, 2019

Jan. 12, 2019 (Dec. 12)
Jan. 2, 2020

Jan. 28, 2019 (Nov. 18)
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Feb. 1, 2019
Jan. 13, 2020
kamalaharris.org
@kamalaharris
fb/KamalaHarris
U.S. Senate
Congress.gov
FEC
C-SPAN
Fearless for the People PAC
PAC: 
FEC | Open Secrets
America Rising
organization
timeline

www.julianforthefuture.com
@juliancastro
fb/julianforthefuture
FEC
C-SPAN
opportunityfirstpac.com
PAC: FEC  | Open Secrets  
HUD - Archive

America Rising

organization
timeline
www.marianne2020.com
@marwilliamson
fb/marianneforamerica
marianneforamerica.com
marianne.com
FEC
C-SPAN
organization
timeline
corybooker.com
@corybooker

fb/corybooker
Senate Office
Congress.gov  
FEC
C-SPAN 
'20 re-elect: FEC | Open Secrets 
PAC: FEC | Open Secrets 
America Rising
Indep. S.PAC: United We Win
former S.PACL Dream United
organization

timeline

July 28, 2017
Jan. 31, 2020

Feb. 2, 2018
Feb. 11, 2020

May 2, 2019
Feb. 11, 2020

Nov. 14, 2019
Feb. 12, 2020
www.johnkdelaney.com
@johndelaney
fb/JohnKDelaneyJKD
Congress.gov   
FEC  
C-SPAN
organization
timeline
www.yang2020.com
@andrewyang
fb/andrewyangvfa
FEC 
C-SPAN
Indep. S.PAC: Math PAC
organization
timeline
michaelbennet.com
@MichaelBennet
fb/michaelbennet
Senate Office
Congress.gov
FEC
C-SPAN
Senate: Open Secrets
organization

timeline
devalpatrick2020.com
@DevalPatrick
fb/DevalPatrick
FEC
C-SPAN

PAC: Open Secrets
Indep. S.PAC: Reason to Believe PAC
organization
timeline

July 9, 2019
Feb. 29, 2020

Apr. 14, 2019 (Jan. 23)
Mar. 1, 2020

Feb. 10, 2019
Mar. 2, 2020

Nov. 24, 2019
Mar. 4, 2020
www.tomsteyer.com
@tomsteyer
fb/officialtomsteyer
FEC
C-SPAN
Need to Impeach
NextGen America
TomKat Foundation
organization
timeline
peteforamerica.com
@petebuttigieg
fb/petebuttigieg1
Mayor's Office 
FEC
C-SPAN
Hitting Home PAC
PAC:  FEC | Open Secrets 
organization
timeline
www.amyklobuchar.com
@amyklobuchar
fb/amyklobuchar
Senate Office 
Congress.gov 
FEC
C-SPAN
Indep. Super PAC: Kitchen Table Conversations
18 re-elect:  FEC | Open Secrets 
PAC:  FEC | Open Secrets 

organization
timeline
mikebloomberg.com   @MikeBloomberg
FEC
C-SPAN
Independence USA PAC  | FEC
organization
timeline

Feb. 9, 2019 (Dec. 31)
Mar. 5, 2020

Jan. 11, 2019
Mar. 19, 2020


elizabethwarren.com
@ewarren
fb/ElizabethWarren
Senate Office
Congress.gov
FEC 
C-SPAN
Indep. S.PAC:  Persist PAC
P2016 
America Rising
organization
timeline
www.tulsi2020.com
@tulsigabbard
fb/TulsiGabbard
House Office  
Congress.gov 
FEC
C-SPAN
House re-elect:  FEC | Open Secrets
Indep: runtulsirun.net

organization
timeline



NOT RUNNING




Mar. 7, 2019

Apr. 17, 2019

Steyer, Patrick and
Bloomberg subsequently reversed course and announced candidacies.


Jan. 29, 2019

Mar. 4, 2019

Mar. 5, 2019

Mar. 5, 2019*

Aug. 29, 2018 and
Nov. 27, 2018
would support Biden +


Dec. 6, 2018*

Jan. 3, 2019

Jan. 8, 2019*


See also: National Endorsements  |  Ages on Inauguration Day  |  Experience  |  Regional  |  Books   |  Year End 2018 



    




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