Who is running for president in 2024? See the full list of nominees – NBC Chicago

The race for the 2024 election is fast approaching as candidates continue to emerge for the 60th presidential election in United States history, which will take place on November 5, 2024.

President Joe Biden announced he was running for re-election in 2024 in April, asking voters to let him “finish the job” he will face Democratic contenders such as author Marianne Williamson and lawyer Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

While the Democratic Party holds just a few nominations, a significant number of candidates are lining up to represent the Republican Party, including former President Donald Trump, who plans to return to the White House.

Here is a list of the official candidates for the presidency in 2024.


Joe Biden

President Joe Biden officially launched his re-election campaign on April 25. In his first public appearance after the announcement, he outlined his plans for managing his role as president and presidential candidate.

Biden, who has more than 50 years of experience in Washington, is worried about his age as he turns 81 later this year.

“I said we were in a battle for the soul of America, and we still are,” Biden said. “The question we face is whether in the years to come we will have more freedom or less freedom. More rights or less.”

He also asked voters to give him another chance to fulfill the broken promises of his first campaign.

Marianne Williamson

Self-help author Marianne Williamson was the first Democrat to formally challenge President Joe Biden for the 2024 nomination.

The 70-year-old announced her presidential campaign on March 4, focusing on calls for spiritual healing rather than actual voter support.

Williamson, whose slogans are “A fresh start” and “Disrupt the system,” said she would campaign in early-voting states on the 2024 election calendar.

Robert F.Kennedy, Jr.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. announced he was running for president on April 19 at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel.

Kennedy, 69, son of the late U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy, is known for his health-related conspiracy theories and anti-vaccine advocacy, positions that have sparked controversy with health officials and some members from his family.


Here is a list of candidates who have officially joined the Republican race for 2024.

donald trump

Former President Donald Trump launched his 2024 campaign on November 15, 2022 in a chandeliered ballroom at his Mar-a-Lago country club in Palm Beach, Florida.

Twice-impeached Trump faces felony charges and is the first commander-in-chief in US history to face criminal charges.

Regardless of ongoing investigations, he has confirmed that he will remain in the 2024 presidential race even if charged with criminal charges.

Asa Hutchinson

Former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced his candidacy for president on April 2, saying his experience, his messages and his hope for the future will resonate with Americans.

Hutchinson, 72, left office in January after eight years as governor and also served as head of President George W. Bush’s Drug Enforcement Administration and also undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

Larry Elder

Conservative radio host Larry Elder, known for his failed 2021 recall effort in California, announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination on April 20.

Elder, 70, made the announcement on Fox News, followed by a tweet “America is in decline, but this decline is not inevitable,” Elder tweeted. “We can enter a new American Golden Age, but we have to choose a leader who can get us there. That’s why I’m running for president,” he added.

Elder has criticized the Democrats’ “woke” agenda, Black Lives Matter and the notion of systemic racism, positions that have put him at odds with many other black people.

Nikki Haley

The former South Carolina governor and United Nations ambassador announced her candidacy for president on February 14, becoming former President Donald Trump’s first major challenger for the Republican nomination.

The former Trump cabinet official, who said two years ago that she would not challenge her former boss for the White House in 2024, made the announcement in a video, making it clear she had changed her mind. .

If elected, Haley would be the nation’s first female president and the first American president of Indian descent.

Perry Johnson

Republican businessman Perry Johnson announced his presidential bid to a group of supporters on March 3.

Johnson was considered one of the top 2022 GOP candidates for governor of Michigan before he and four other Republican hopefuls were disqualified due to invalid signatures.

Johnson, who was willing to spend millions on his campaign for governor’s office, said his rights were violated in the process.

Vivek Ramaswamy

Former biotech entrepreneur, author and conservative political commentator Vivek Ramaswamy announced his candidacy on March 10.

He receives just 1% support, according to a fictional CPAC poll.

Tim Scott

South Carolina Republican Senator Tim Scott announced his candidacy for president on May 22 at his alma mater, Charleston Southern University.

Scott, 57, joined Congress as a representative in 2009 and is the only black Republican in the US Senate to date.

Scott’s campaign said he has about $22 million in campaign cash available as he launches his bid.

Ron DeSantis

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced his candidacy on May 24 during a conversation with Twitter CEO Elon Musk during a virtual event on Twitter Spaces.

He later posted a video to Twitter officially launching his campaign, which included criticism of President Joe Biden, and adding that he wanted to lead a “Great American Comeback”.

DeSantis, 44, has become a national star in Republican politics as an unabashed leader on controversial issues, such as abortion and immigration.


New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu, former Vice President Mike Pence, former Trump national security adviser John Bolton.

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