Do You Know Who Is Running For President?
As kids many of us thought about running for President. As adults we've seen that it's possible for anyone to be president. Actors, Real estate tycoons and guys accused of not being born in America have all been elected to the oval office. Kanye West said he would run in 2020 but apparently changed his mind. So who is actually running for President this year? Now that Super Tuesday has come and gone here is the CNN list of who is still in the race and who has dropped out.
Who is running?
The Donald has been amidst many controversies but continues to be the our Twitter President and is on the prowl for reelection..
This is Biden's third run for the presidency. He was elected to seven terms in the U.S. Senate before serving as Barack Obama's vice president.
She faces controversy over previously held anti-gay views but says she is now an LGBT supporter.
Sanders finished second to Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination in 2016. He's campaigning on getting money out of politics, Medicare For All and battling climate change.
Warren is an expert on bankruptcy law and is known for her advocacy of protections for consumers. Has proposed a wealth tax and a massive program to forgive student loan debt.
The self-described Reagan Republican has called on President Trump to resign since the release of Robert Mueller's report into the 2016 election.
Who has dropped out?
Bennet is a former head of Denver Public Schools. Bennet dropped out on Feb. 11 after failing to win any delegates in the first two contests.
The former New York City mayor and one of the world’s richest men jumped into the field late in November 2019 and officially exited the race on the day after Super Tuesday. Bloomberg didn't accept a single political donation and spent more than $500 million of his own fortune over the course of 101 days.
Booker is a former mayor of Newark, New Jersey. Known for answering residents' call for help during a snowstorm by shoveling snow himself. He suspended his campaign on Jan. 13.
Signed a law requiring anonymous groups to report campaign contributions in state elections. He suspended his campaign on Dec. 2.
At 29 years old Buttigieg was elected mayor of South Bend, Indiana. He is in the Navy Reserve and served a tour in Afghanistan. Buttigieg dropped out on March 1
Julian is the first Latino to give the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention. He dropped out on Jan. 2, 2020.
Blasio is the Mayor who supported paying for universal pre-kindergarten by taxing those making over $500,000 a year. He announced he was ending his campaign Sept. 20, 2019.
Delaney dropped out on Jan. 31 after more than two years campaigning.
She dropped out on Aug. 28, 2019, after failing to qualify for the third debate.