Here Are All of the 2020 Presidential Candidates (So Far)

With an increasingly nerve-wracking political climate, an overwhelming amount of public officials from across the nation have announced their presidential runs this year. There are a whopping 21 candidates so far, 19 of them being Democrats and two of them Republicans. Here are all of the politicians planning to run for president in 2020:

 

Cory Booker, Democrat

  • Senator from New Jersey

  • Former mayor of Newark, New Jersey

  • Policies include criminal justice reform

 

Julian Castro, Democrat

  • Former housing secretary

  • Former mayor of San Antonio, Texas

  • Policies include universal healthcare and immigration reform

 

Andrew Yang, Democrat

  • Former tech executive

  • Policies include establishing a basic universal income for all citizens

 

Pete Buttigieg, Democrat

  • Mayor of South Bend, Indiana

  • Military veteran

  • Policies include working on climate change and fair economic opportunity

 

John Delaney, Democrat

  • Former congressman from Maryland

  • Policies include universal healthcare

 

Tulsi Gabbard, Democrat

  • Congresswoman from Hawaii

  • National Guard veteran

  • Policies include opposition to American military intervention in foreign countries

 

Kirsten Gillibrand, Democrat

  • Senator from New York

  • Former congresswoman

  • Policies include gender equality

 

John Hickenlooper, Democrat

  • Former governor of Colorado

  • Former mayor of Denver

  • Policies include gun control and fighting for gay rights

 

Kamala Harris, Democrat

  • Senator from California

  • Former attorney general of California

  • Former San Francisco district attorney

  • Policies include tax cut legislation

 

Jay Inslee, Democrat

  • Former congressman

  • Governor of Washington

  • Policies prioritize environmental changes and creating renewable energy jobs

 

Seth Moulton, Democrat

  • Congressman from Massachusetts

  • Policies include altering approaches to foreign policy and national security due to his experience in the military

 

Amy Klobuchar, Democrat

  • Senator from Minnesota

  • Former attorney

  • Policies include prioritizing the opioid crisis

 

Wayne Messam, Democrat

  • Mayor of Miramar, Florida

  • Policies include working towards fixing student debt

 

Beto O’Rourke, Democrat

  • Former congressman from Texas

  • 2018 Senate candidate

  • Policies include the legalization of marijuana and immigration reform

 

Tim Ryan, Democrat

  • Congressman from Ohio

  • Policies include union rights and workforce development

 

Bernie Sanders, Democrat

  • Senator from Vermont

  • Former congressman

  • Policies include free college tuition and universal healthcare

 

Elizabeth Warren, Democrat

  • Senator from Massachusetts

  • Policies include working towards income equality

 

Eric Swalwell, Democrat

  • Congressman from California

  • Policies include gun control and increased funding for medical research

 

Marianne Williamson, Democrat

  • Self-help author

  • Policies include funding for reparations for slavery

 

Donald Trump, Republican

  • U.S. President

  • Policies include restricting immigration, building a wall at the Mexican border, and canceling important international deals on trade

 

William Weld, Republican

  • Former governor of Massachusetts

  • Policies include legalization of marijuana and free trade reform