DemDaily: The Presidential Contenders: The List

May 3, 2018

The cast of potential 2020 presidential candidates still remains an open book as potential aspirants wade through the tumultuous tenure of the Trump Administation.

As promised, DemList will continue to keep you updated on the players within each political party as the cast of characters fluctuates going into the presidential season.

Remember that almost every contender for Presidential is also one for Vice President, and in deference, we have expanded our list to include some of the latest in the limelight.

Potential 2020 Presidential Contenders

Democratic Contenders
For the complete rundown on the top Democrats, see DemLists' The Presidential Contenders

Joe Biden, former US Vice President (Obama)
Cory Booker, US Senator from New Jersey
Sherrod Brown, US Senator from Ohio
Jerry Brown, Governor of California
Steve Bullock, Governor of Montana
Julián Castro, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary (Obama)
Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York
Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City
John Delaney, Congressman from Maryland (declared)
Tulsi Gabbard, Congresswoman from Hawaii
Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles
Kirsten Gillibrand, US Senator from New York
Luis Gutierrez, former Congressman from Illinois
Kamala Harris, US Senator from California

Source: 270ToWin

Eric Holder, former US Attorney General (Obama)
John Hickenlooper, Governor of Colorado
Jay Inslee, Governor of Washington
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Actor
John Kerry, former Secretary of State (Obama) and
2004 Presidential nominee
Joe Kennedy III, Congressman from Massachusetts
Amy Klobuchar, US Senator from Minnesota
Terry McAuliffe, former Governor of Virginia
Mitch Landrieu, former Mayor of New Orleans
Martin O'Malley, former Governor of Maryland



Jeff Merkley, US Senator from Oregon
Seth Mouton, Congressman from Massachusetts
Christopher Murphy, US Senator from Connecticut
Deval Patrick, former Governor of Massachusetts
Tim Ryan, Congressman from Ohio
Bernie Sanders, US Senator from Vermont and 2016 Presidential Candidate
Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO
Elizabeth Warren, US Senator from Massachusetts
Sally Yates, former Acting Attorney General (Trump)
Mark Zuckerburg, Facebook Founder & CEO

Republican Contenders
Mike Pence, Vice President of the United States
Bob Corker, US Senator from Tennessee
Tom Cotton, US Senator from Arkansas
Ted Cruz, US Senator from from Texas
Mark Cuban, Owner of the Dallas Mavericks
Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard
Jeff Flake, US Senator from Arizona
Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the United Nations
and former Governor of South Carolina
John Kasich, Governor of Ohio
Susana Martinez, Governor of New Mexico
Mitt Romney, former Governor of Massachusetts
Ben Sasse, US Senator from Nebraska
Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin

Current Standings
A Gallop Poll, conducted April 9-15, 2018, among registered voters nationwide.  When asked do you think Donald Trump deserves to be reelected?, 59% said no; 37% said yes, Trump deserves to be reelected; and 3% were unsure.

A CNN/SSRS Poll, conducted March 22-25, 2018 among Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents nationwide, asked, "For each (of the following), please tell me whether you would be very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely, or not likely at all to support them if they decide to run for the Democratic nomination for 2020."

Of the six potential contenders listed, under "very likely," Joe Biden led with 56%, followed by Bernie Sanders at 46%, Elizabeth Warren at 33%, Cory Booker at 31%, Kamala Harris at 19% each, and Kirsten Gillibrand at 10%.

DemDaily: The Presidential Contenders: An Update 2/6/18

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Kimberly Scott
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Sources: Gallop, CNN, The Hill, Ballotpedia

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