Who Qualifies For The September Debate?
Candidates must meet both a polling and a fundraising requirement: reaching at least 2% in four DNC-approved separate national or early state polls released from June 28-Aug. 28, in addition to getting donations from a minimum of 130,000 unique donors, including 400 unique donors in 20 different states.
Last updated on Aug. 23 at 11:55 a.m. ET
All Requirements Met
Former vice president
Senator from New Jersey
Mayor of South Bend, Ind.
Former secretary of housing and urban development
Senator from California
Senator from Minnesota
Former representative from Texas' 16th District
Senator from Vermont
Senator from Massachusetts
Founder of Venture for America
Donor Requirement Met
Representative from Hawaii's 2nd District
Billionaire business executive, activist
Spiritual guru, entrepreneur
No Requirements Met
Senator from Colorado
Governor of Montana
Bill de Blasio
Mayor of New York City
Former representative from Maryland's 6th District
Senator from New York
Mayor of Miramar, Fla.
Representative from Ohio's 13th District
Former representative from Pennsylvania's 7th District