2020 Presidential Hopefuls
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Any candidate for President of the United States reporting a minimum of $200,000 in "Total Receipts" to the Federal Election Commission is hereby defined as a "principal candidate" for the purposes of 'The Green Papers' website. Such "principal candidates" are listed, per each Political Party (or other classification containing more than one Party), in a separate section ahead of other candidates for President of that same Party (or said multi-Party classification).
This listing includes candidates appearing on a state election authority's list of 2020 Presidential candidates; individuals who have filed a Form 1 Statement of Candidacy for President in 2020, filed a Form 2 Statement of Organization, and have $5000 or more in Total Receipts (frivolous submissions are excluded); and U.S. Senators, U.S. Representatives, and Governors who have declared they are running for President.
FEC indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary "Total Receipts" for candidates for Federal Office.
Federal Election Commission 2020 Candidates for President.
 
PartyPrincipal
Candidates
Other
Candidates
CountTotal ReceiptsCountTotal Receipts
Major Parties
Democratic1$848,499  
Major Third Parties
Libertarian  1 
Independents
Independent  1$14,714
 
Subtotal1$848,4992$14,714
Grand Total: 3 candidates, $863,213 total receipts
 

 
Major Parties
 

 
Principal Democratic Candidates
 
Congressman John K. Delaney of Maryland
FEC P00006213; 30 Sep 17; Tot $848,499; Dsb $557,468
Formal Announcement of Candidacy: Friday 28 July 2017
Officeholder website: https://delaney.house.gov/
28 July 2017: Announced his candidacy.
 

 
Major Third Parties
 

 
Libertarian Candidates
 
Donald Eugene Lowe of Texas
FEC P60006426; 17 Oct 17; Tot $0; Dsb $0
Declaration of Intent of Candidacy: Thursday 1 June 2017
Address: SAN ANGELO, TX 76905
 

 
Independents
 

 
Independent Candidates
 
Keith Davenport of North Carolina
FEC P00005900; 30 Sep 17; Tot $14,714; Dsb $5,074
Declaration of Intent of Candidacy: Monday 1 May 2017
Address: LEXINGTON, NC 27292
 
 

Notes

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.

 


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