Of the candidates we’re following…

  • 1 is running
  • 26 have dropped out
Recent updates
  • April 8: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is dropping out.
  • March 19: Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is dropping out.
  • March 5: Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is dropping out.
  • March 4: Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg is dropping out.

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Joe Biden

Former vice president

About The Candidate

77 years old

Announced candidacy on April 25, 2019

Dropped Out

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Bernie Sanders

Senator from Vermont

Announced candidacy on Feb. 19, 2019. Dropped out on April 8, 2020.

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Tulsi Gabbard

Representative from Hawaii's 2nd District

Announced candidacy on Jan. 11, 2019. Dropped out on March 19, 2020.

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Elizabeth Warren

Senator from Massachusetts

Announced exploratory committee on Dec. 31, 2018; announced candidacy on Feb. 9, 2019. Dropped out on March 5, 2020.

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Mike Bloomberg

Former mayor of New York City

Announced candidacy on Nov. 24, 2019. Dropped out on March 4, 2020.

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Amy Klobuchar

Senator from Minnesota

Announced candidacy on Feb. 10, 2019. Dropped out on March 2, 2020.

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Pete Buttigieg

Former mayor of South Bend, Ind.

Announced exploratory committee on Jan. 23, 2019. Dropped out on March 1, 2020.

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Tom Steyer

Billionaire business executive, activist

Announced candidacy on July 9, 2019. Dropped out on Feb. 29, 2020.

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Deval Patrick

Former governor of Massachusetts

Announced candidacy on Nov. 14, 2019. Dropped out on Feb. 12, 2020.

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Michael Bennet

Senator from Colorado

Announced candidacy on May 2, 2019. Dropped out on Feb. 11, 2020.

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Andrew Yang

Founder of Venture for America

Announced candidacy on Nov. 6, 2017. Dropped out on Feb. 11, 2020.

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John Delaney

Former representative from Maryland's 6th District

Announced candidacy on July 28, 2017. Dropped out on Jan. 31, 2020.

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Cory Booker

Senator from New Jersey

Announced candidacy on Feb. 1, 2019. Dropped out on Jan. 14, 2020.

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Marianne Williamson

Spiritual guru, entrepreneur

Announced candidacy on Jan. 28, 2019. Dropped out on Jan. 10, 2020.

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Julián Castro

Former secretary of housing and urban development

Announced candidacy on Jan. 12, 2019. Dropped out on Jan. 2, 2020.

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Kamala Harris

Senator from California

Announced candidacy on Jan. 21, 2019. Dropped out on Dec. 3, 2019.

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Steve Bullock

Governor of Montana

Announced candidacy on May 14, 2019. Dropped out on Dec. 2, 2019.

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Joe Sestak

Former representative from Pennsylvania's 7th District

Announced candidacy on June 22, 2019. Dropped out on Dec. 1, 2019.

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Wayne Messam

Mayor of Miramar, Fla.

Announced candidacy on March 28, 2019. Dropped out on Nov. 20, 2019.

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Beto O'Rourke

Former representative from Texas' 16th District

Announced candidacy on March 14, 2019. Dropped out on Nov. 1, 2019.

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Tim Ryan

Representative from Ohio's 13th District

Announced candidacy on April 4, 2019. Dropped out on Oct. 24, 2019.

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Bill de Blasio

Mayor of New York City

Announced candidacy on May 16, 2019. Dropped out on Sept. 20, 2019.

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Kirsten Gillibrand

Senator from New York

Announced exploratory committee on Jan. 15, 2019; announced candidacy on March 17, 2019. Dropped out on Aug. 28, 2019.

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Seth Moulton

Representative from Massachusetts' 6th District

Announced candidacy on April 22, 2019. Dropped out on Aug. 23, 2019.

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Jay Inslee

Governor of Washington

Announced candidacy on March 1, 2019. Dropped out on Aug. 21, 2019.

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John Hickenlooper

Former governor of Colorado

Announced candidacy on March 4, 2019. Dropped out on Aug. 15, 2019.

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Eric Swalwell

Representative from California's 15th District

Announced candidacy on April 8, 2019. Dropped out on July 8, 2019.