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Democratic Party presidential candidates, 2016

Democratic Party (United States) presidential candidates, 2016

November 8, 2016

This article contains lists of candidates associated with the 2016 Democratic Party presidential primaries for the 2016 United States presidential election.

Contents

  • Candidates 1
  • Potential candidates 2
    • Formed an exploratory committee 2.1
    • Publicly expressed interest 2.2
    • Other potential candidates 2.3
    • Previous 2.4
    • Declined 2.5
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Candidates

The following individuals have formally announced that they are running for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 and/or have filed as a candidate for such with the Federal Election Commission (FEC).
Jeff Boss
Conspiracy theorist and perennial candidate from New Jersey

(Website)
(FEC Filing)

Boss filed as a 2016 candidate in 2012.[1]
Vermin Supreme
Performance artist and perennial candidate from Massachusetts

(Website)

Supreme initially announced his intention to run in 2016 during his 2012 presidential campaign.[2] He confirmed his candidacy in May 2014[3][4]
Robby Wells
Former head football coach at Savannah State University; Candidate for the 2012 presidential nomination of the Constitution Party

(Website)
(FEC Filing)

Wells declared his 2016 presidential candidacy in November 2012.[5] After initially announcing he would run as an independent candidate, Wells later declared his intentions to instead seek the presidential nomination of the Democratic Party.[6][7]* Robby Wells, former Savannah State University head football coach, from North Carolina; Reform Party and Constitution Party presidential candidate in 2012[8][7][9]

Potential candidates

The individuals listed below have been identified by reliable sources as potential candidates for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. As of December 2014 they have been the focus of media speculation in reliable secondary sources within the past six months. They are listed alphabetically by surname.

Formed an exploratory committee

Publicly expressed interest

Other potential candidates

Previous

The following people have been the focus of presidential speculation in multiple media reports during the 2016 election cycle, but such speculation has ostensibly ceased for a period of six months or longer.

Declined

Individuals listed in this section have been the focus of media speculation as being possible 2016 presidential candidates and have unequivocally ruled out a presidential bid in 2016.

See also

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