Over a dozen Democrats have already declared themselves 2020 presidential candidates, and we've been following each one closely. Below is a roundup of all the individuals (some more radically progressive than others) who plan to try and end Donald Trump's presidency. Do they have a shot? Click to find out where they stand on the issues and what controversies will follow them to the campaign trail.
Former U.S. House Representative of Texas (2012-2018)
I am running to serve you as the next president. The challenges we face are the greatest in living memory. No one person can meet them on their own. Only this country can do that, and only if we build a movement that includes all of us. Say you're in: https://t.co/EKLdkVET2u pic.twitter.com/lainXyvG2n— Beto O'Rourke (@BetoORourke) March 14, 2019
U.S. senator from New York since 2009
U.S. senator from California since 2017
U.S. senator from New Jersey since 2013
Representative from California since 2013
I am running for President of the United States of America.— Eric Swalwell (@ericswalwell) April 9, 2019
I see you. I hear you. I'm for you. I AM you. pic.twitter.com/qRcrBvtdAD
Governor of Washington State since 2013
VIDEO: This is our moment, our climate, our mission — together, we can defeat climate change. That's why I'm running for president. Join #OurClimateMoment today https://t.co/zg8ILGyk0Z pic.twitter.com/pUZVxyzfc5— Jay Inslee (@JayInslee) March 1, 2019
Former Governor of Colorado (2011-2019)
ICYMI: I'm asking you to interview me for President. Our country is in crisis, and we need someone who knows how to bring people together and get things done. This is my record, but I've never done it alone. Join me: https://t.co/bwhFokNuTo pic.twitter.com/UKKJT2D0vl— John Hickenlooper (@Hickenlooper) March 5, 2019
Mayor of Miramar, FL since 2015
The American Dream my parents sought when they came from Jamaica with just a 5th grade education is fleeting. Together, we can put the American Dream back within reach for all #ChangeCantWait pic.twitter.com/oHwrBsx5uH— Wayne Messam (@WayneMessam) March 28, 2019
Mayor of South Bend, Indiana since 2012.
I just announced I'm running for president of the United States. Join in and donate if you can. It's going to be an amazing ride and I can't wait to be on it with you all the way to the White House: https://t.co/edZnUvfc2I pic.twitter.com/OTi0YsAG5R— Pete Buttigieg (@PeteButtigieg) April 14, 2019
U.S. Representative of Hawaii since 2013
Ambassador of Global Entrepreneurship
.@AndrewYangVFA knows most Americans have "never heard" of him. But bolstered by online supporters known as the #YangGang, he's on the rise.— Allan Smith (@akarl_smith) March 17, 2019
And he's likely to be on stage at the first Democratic debate. https://t.co/W8B3CdRT1O
U.S. senator from Massachusetts since 2013
Elizabeth Warren has “persist” cookies for supporters at her campaign launch. pic.twitter.com/waaOZR3pUh— Ginger Gibson (@GingerGibson) February 9, 2019
U.S. senator from Minnesota since 2007
Former Maryland congressman (2013-2019)
Former HUD secretary under President Obama
U.S. senator from Vermont since 2007
Not Yet Declared/Rumored
Former vice president of the United States
Former minority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives (2011 to 2017) and 2018 Democratic nominee for governor.
Editor's note: This list will be updated accordingly.