This thread will serve as the official list of Democratic candidates for the 2020 US Presidential election. 


Listed below are the current candidates

They are ordered first by delegates and then by votes.

  Has qualified for debate 12 (TBA)

Name Experience Campaign
Announcement date
Votes Delegates

Joe Biden
Former Vice President of the United States (2009–2017)
U.S. Senator from Delaware (1973–2009)
Democratic candidate for president in 1988 and 2008

Campaign
Campaign: April 25, 2019
9,996,469 1,180

Bernie Sanders
U.S. Senator from Vermont (2007–present)
U.S. Representative from VT-AL (1991–2007)
Mayor of Burlington, Vermont (1981–1989)
Democratic candidate for President in 2016

Campaign
Campaign: February 19, 2019
7,503,601 885

Candidates who have suspended their campaign

Suspended during the primaries

Candidate Date Dropped Votes Delegates Supporting Candidate?

Tulsi Gabbard
03/19/2020 162,880 2 Biden

Elizabeth Warren
03/5/2020 2,445,568 72

Michael Bloomberg
03/4/2020 2,405,227 61 Biden

Amy Klobuchar
03/2/2020 482,190 7 Biden

Pete Buttigieg
03/1/2020 826,298 26 Biden

Tom Steyer
02/29/2020 243,318 0

Deval Patrick
02/12/2020 18,344 0 Biden

Michael Bennet
02/11/2020 39,760 0

Andrew Yang
02/11/2020 102,654 0 Biden

Suspended before the primaries

Spoiler!

Candidate State Campaign Date Dropped Supporting Candidate?

John Delaney

Maryland

Campaign
Campaign: July 28, 2017
01/31/2020

Cory Booker

New Jersey

Campaign
Campaign: February 1, 2019
01/13/2020 Biden

Marianne Williamson

California

Campaign
Campaign: January 28, 2019
01/10/2020 Sanders

Julián Castro

Texas

Campaign
Campaign: January 12, 2019
01/02/2020 Warren

Kamala Harris

California

Campaign
Campaign: January 21, 2019
12/03/2019 Biden

Steve Bullock

Montana

Campaign
Campaign: May 14, 2019
12/02/2019

Joe Sestak

Pennsylvania

Campaign
Campaign: June 22, 2019
12/01/2019

Wayne Messam

Florida

Campaign
Campaign: March 28, 2019
11/20/2019

Beto O'Rourke

Texas

Campaign
Campaign: March 14, 2019
11/1/2019 Biden

Tim Ryan

Ohio

Campaign
Campaign: April 4, 2019
10/24/2019 Biden

Bill de Blasio

New York

Campaign
Campaign: May 16, 2019
9/20/2019 Sanders

Kirsten Gillibrand

New York

Campaign
Campaign: March 17, 2019
8/28/2019

Seth Moulton

Massachusetts

Campaign
Campaign: April 22, 2019
8/23/2019

Jay Inslee

Washington

Campaign
Campaign: March 1, 2019
8/21/2019

John Hickenlooper

Colorado

Campaign
Campaign: March 4, 2019
8/15/2019 Bennet

Mike Gravel
California
Campaign
Campaign: April 8, 2019
8/6/2019

Gabbard

Sanders


Eric Swalwell
California
Campaign
Campaign: April 8, 2019
7/8/2019

Richard Ojeda
West Virginia
Campaign
Campaign: November 11, 2018
1/25/2019

Debate Schedule

 P  Present  A  Absent  I  Invited  O  Invited to other debate  N  Not invited  Out  Not yet entered race  W  Withdrawn
Candidate 1A 1B 2A 2B 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
6/26/19 6/27/19 7/30/19 7/31/19 9/12/19 10/15/19 11/20/19 12/19/19 1/14/20 2/7/20 2/19/20 2/25/20 3/15/20 TBA
Biden O P O P P P P P P P P P P
Sanders O P P O P P P P P P P P P
Gabbard P O O P N P P N N N N N N W
Warren P O P O P P P P P P P P W W
Bloomberg Out Out Out Out Out Out Out N N N P P W W
Klobuchar P O P O P P P P P P P P W W
Buttigieg O P P O P P P P P P P P W W
Steyer Out Out N N N P P P P P N P W W
Patrick Out Out Out Out Out Out N N N N W W W W
Bennet O P O P N N N N N N W W W W
Yang O P O P P P P P N P W W W W
Delaney P O P O N N N N N W W W W W
Booker P O O P P P P N W W W W W W
Williamson O P P O N N N N W W W W W W
Castro P O O P P P N N W W W W W W
Bullock N N P O N N N W W W W W W W
Harris O P O P P P P W W W W W W W
Sestak Out Out N N N N N W W W W W W W
Messam N N N N N N N W W W W W W W
O'Rourke P O P O P P W W W W W W W W
Ryan P O P O N N W W W W W W W W
de Blasio P O O P N W W W W W W W W W
Gillibrand O P O P W W W W W W W W W W
Gravel N N N N W W W W W W W W W W
Hickenlooper O P P O W W W W W W W W W W
Inslee P O O P W W W W W W W W W W
Moulton N N N N W W W W W W W W W W
Swalwell O P W W W W W W W W W W W W

Debate Qualifications

Qualified for debate 1 - 11 via …
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Candidate Polls Donors Both
 
Joe Biden
Cory Booker
Pete Buttigieg
Julian Castro
Tulsi Gabbard
Kirsten Gillibrand
Kamala Harris
Jay Inslee
Amy Klobuchar
Beto O’Rourke
Bernie Sanders
Elizabeth Warren
Marianne Williamson
Andrew Yang
Michael Bennet
Bill de Blasio
John Delaney
John Hickenlooper
Tim Ryan
Eric Swalwell
Steve Bullock
Mike Gravel
Wayne Messam
Seth Moulton
Joe Sestak

Qualifies for second debate via …
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Candidate Polls Donors Both
 
Joe Biden
Cory Booker
Pete Buttigieg
Julian Castro
Tulsi Gabbard
Kirsten Gillibrand
Kamala Harris
Jay Inslee
Amy Klobuchar
Beto O’Rourke
Bernie Sanders
Elizabeth Warren
Marianne Williamson
Andrew Yang
Michael Bennet
Bill de Blasio
Steve Bullock
John Delaney
John Hickenlooper
Tim Ryan
Mike Gravel
Wayne Messam
Seth Moulton
Joe Sestak

Qualifies for third debate via …
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Candidate Polls Donors Both
 
Joe Biden
Cory Booker
Pete Buttigieg
Julian Castro
Kamala Harris
Amy Klobuchar
Beto O'Rourke
Bernie Sanders
Elizabeth Warren
Andrew Yang
Tulsi Gabbard
Tom Steyer
Marianne Williamson
Michael Bennet
Bill de Blasio
Steve Bullock
John Delaney
Wayne Messam
Tim Ryan
Joe Sestak

Qualifies for fourth debate via …
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Candidate Polls Donors Both
 
Joe Biden
Cory Booker
Pete Buttigieg
Julian Castro
Tulsi Gabbard
Kamala Harris
Amy Klobuchar
Beto O'Rourke
Bernie Sanders
Tom Steyer
Elizabeth Warren
Andrew Yang
Marianne Williamson
Michael Bennet
Steve Bullock
John Delaney
Wayne Messam
Tim Ryan
Joe Sestak

Qualifies for fifth debate via …
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Candidate Polls Donors Both
 
Joe Biden
Cory Booker
Pete Buttigieg
Tulsi Gabbard
Kamala Harris
Amy Klobuchar
Bernie Sanders
Tom Steyer
Elizabeth Warren
Andrew Yang
Julian Castro
Michael Bennet
Steve Bullock
John Delaney
Deval Patrick
Tim Ryan
Joe Sestak
Marianne Williamson

Qualifies for sixth debate via …
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Candidate Polls Donors Both
 
Joe Biden
Pete Buttigieg
Amy Klobuchar
Bernie Sanders
Tom Steyer
Elizabeth Warren
Andrew Yang
Cory Booker
Julian Castro
Tulsi Gabbard
Michael Bennet
Michael Bloomberg
Julian Castro
John Delaney
Deval Patrick
Marianne Williamson

Qualifies for seventh debate via …
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Candidate Polls Donors Both
 
Joe Biden
Pete Buttigieg
Amy Klobuchar
Bernie Sanders
Tom Steyer
Elizabeth Warren
Andrew Yang
Michael Bloomberg
Michael Bennet
John Delaney
Tulsi Gabbard
Deval Patrick

Qualifies for eight debate via …
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Candidate Donors National Polls State Polls Delegates Qualified
 
Joe Biden
Pete Buttigieg
Amy Klobuchar
Bernie Sanders
Elizabeth Warren
Andrew Yang
Tom Steyer
Michael Bloomberg
Tulsi Gabbard
Michael Bennet
Deval Patrick

Qualifies for ninth debate via …
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Candidate National Polls State Polls Delegates Qualified
 
Joe Biden
Pete Buttigieg
Bernie Sanders
Elizabeth Warren
Amy Klobuchar
Michael Bloomberg
Tulsi Gabbard
Tom Steyer

Qualifies for tenth debate via …
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Candidate National Polls State Polls Delegates Qualified
 
Joe Biden
Bernie Sanders
Pete Buttigieg
Elizabeth Warren
Michael Bloomberg
Tom Steyer
Amy Klobuchar
Tulsi Gabbard

Qualifies for eleventh debate via …
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Candidate Delegates Qualified
Joe Biden
Bernie Sanders
Tulsi Gabbard
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