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

Photo of Joe Biden

Joe Biden

Former vice president

Photo of Cory Booker

Cory Booker

Senator from New Jersey

Photo of Pete Buttigieg

Pete Buttigieg

Mayor of South Bend, Ind.

Photo of Julián Castro

Julián Castro

Former secretary of housing and urban development

Photo of Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris

Senator from California

Photo of Amy Klobuchar

Amy Klobuchar

Senator from Minnesota

Photo of Beto O'Rourke

Beto O'Rourke

Former representative from Texas' 16th District

Photo of Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders

Senator from Vermont

Photo of Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren

Senator from Massachusetts

Photo of Andrew Yang

Andrew Yang

Founder of Venture for America

Donor Requirement Met

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Tulsi Gabbard

Representative from Hawaii's 2nd District

Photo of Tom Steyer

Tom Steyer

Billionaire business executive, activist

Photo of Marianne Williamson

Marianne Williamson

Spiritual guru, entrepreneur

No Requirements Met

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Michael Bennet

Senator from Colorado

Photo of Steve Bullock

Steve Bullock

Governor of Montana

Photo of Bill de Blasio

Bill de Blasio

Mayor of New York City

Photo of John Delaney

John Delaney

Former representative from Maryland's 6th District

Photo of Kirsten Gillibrand

Kirsten Gillibrand

Senator from New York

Photo of Wayne Messam

Wayne Messam

Mayor of Miramar, Fla.

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Tim Ryan

Representative from Ohio's 13th District

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Joe Sestak

Former representative from Pennsylvania's 7th District