52 run­ning for pres­i­dent in Cal­i­for­nia

Lodi News-Sentinel - - STATE - By Bryan An­der­son

Cal­i­for­ni­ans will have more than 50 op­tions when they con­sider which pres­i­den­tial can­di­date to sup­port for the March 3, 2020 pri­mary.

Un­der rules set by the state par­ties, a voter must be a reg­is­tered Repub­li­can in or­der to cast a bal­lot in the GOP’s closed pri­mary.

Un­like Cal­i­for­nia’s Repub­li­can Party, the Demo­cratic, Lib­er­tar­ian and Amer­i­can In­de­pen­dent par­ties al­low no party pref­er­ence vot­ers to re­quest a bal­lot to par­tic­i­pate in their open pri­mary sys­tem.

Cal­i­for­ni­ans are en­cour­aged to check their reg­is­tra­tion and party af­fil­i­a­tion sta­tus at vot­er­sta­tus

.sos.ca.gov and make changes at reg­is­ter­tovote.ca.

gov be­fore vot­ing be­gins on Feb. 3.

Here are the can­di­dates you’ll be able to vote for sorted in al­pha­bet­i­cal or­der:

Demo­cratic Party

Michael Ben­net — Colorado sen­a­tor

Joseph R. Bi­den — For­mer vice pres­i­dent, U.S. sen­a­tor

Michael R. Bloomberg — Bil­lion­aire and for­mer New York City mayor

Cory Booker — New Jersey sen­a­tor

Mosie Boyd — Arkansas lawyer

Pete But­tigieg — South Bend, In­di­ana mayor

Julián Cas­tro — For­mer Hous­ing and Ur­ban De­vel­op­ment sec­re­tary

Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente III — Son of busi­ness­man Rocky De La Fuente

John K. De­laney — For­mer Mary­land con­gress­man

Michael A. Ellinger — Har­vard stu­dent

Tulsi Gab­bard — Hawaii con­gress­woman

Amy Klobuchar — Min­nesota sen­a­tor

De­val Pa­trick — for­mer Mas­sachusetts gover­nor

Bernie San­ders — Ver­mont sen­a­tor

Joe Ses­tak — For­mer Penn­syl­va­nia con­gress­man who has dropped out of the race

Mark Ste­wart Green­stein — Busi­ness­man and for­mer lawyer

Tom Steyer — Bil­lion­aire en­vi­ron­men­tal ac­tivist

El­iz­a­beth War­ren — Mas­sachusetts sen­a­tor

Mar­i­anne Wil­liamson — Spir­i­tual leader and author

An­drew Yang — En­tre­pre­neur

Repub­li­can Party

Robert Ar­dini — 2016 New York con­gres­sional can­di­date

Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente — Busi­ness­man

Zoltan G. Ist­van — 2018 Cal­i­for­nia gu­ber­na­to­rial can­di­date

Matthew John Matern — Lawyer

Don­ald Trump — Pres­i­dent

Joe Walsh — For­mer Illi­nois con­gress­man

Bill Weld — For­mer Mas­sachusetts gover­nor

Amer­i­can In­de­pen­dent Party:

Don Blanken­ship — For­mer coal com­pany ex­ec­u­tive

Phil Collins — Navy vet­eran

Charles Kraut — Fi­nan­cial ad­viser

J.R. My­ers — 2016 Alaska Leg­is­la­ture can­di­date

Green Party

Howie Hawkins — 2010, 2014, 2018 New York gu­ber­na­to­rial can­di­date Dario Hunter — Lawyer Den­nis Lam­bert — Army vet­eran

Se­d­i­nam Moy­owasifza­Curry — 2016 pres­i­den­tial can­di­date

David Rolde — Anti-war ac­tivist

Lib­er­tar­ian Party

Max Abram­son — New Hamp­shire state House mem­ber

Ken Arm­strong — For­mer Coast Guard of­fi­cer

Dan Behrman — 2014 Texas Leg­is­la­ture can­di­date

Keenan Wal­lace Dun­ham — County party chair­man

Souraya Faas — 2018 Florida con­gres­sional can­di­date

Erik Chase Ger­hardt — Self-em­ployed

Ja­cob Horn­berger — Founder and pres­i­dent of a lib­er­tar­ian ed­u­ca­tional foun­da­tion

Adam Kokesh — For­mer TV host for RT Amer­ica

Ver­min Supreme — Per­for­mance artist

Jo Jor­gensen — 1996 Lib­er­tar­ian Party vice pres­i­den­tial can­di­date

Steven A. Richey — FedEx truck driver

Sam Robb — Sun­day school teacher

Kim Ruff — Man­u­fac­tur­ing worker

Peace and Free­dom Party

Howie Hawkins — 2010, 2014, 2018 New York gu­ber­na­to­rial can­di­date

Glo­ria La Riva — So­cial­ist ac­tivist


Pres­i­den­tial can­di­date Ver­min Love Supreme, a per­for­mance artist, an­ar­chist and ac­tivist, marched dur­ing a protest march on Sept. 2, 2012 in Char­lotte, North Carolina. Supreme is run­ning again on the Lib­er­tar­ian Party ticket.

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