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March 3, 2020 — Primary Election
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President — United States of America

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About this office

The president oversees the federal executive branch, approves new laws, submits a budget each year to Congress, leads U.S. foreign policy, and is the commander in chief of the armed forces.

Candidates who have suspended their presidential campaign

These candidates are no longer running for president, but because of the timing their names will still be on the ballot.

The following candidates have suspended their campaign for president. However, because of the timing their name will remain on the ballot for the March 3, 2020 Primary Election. Votes cast for them will still be counted.

  • Michael Bennet
  • Pete Buttigieg
  • Cory Booker
  • Julián Castro
  • John K. Delaney
  • Amy Klobuchar
  • Deval Patrick
  • Joe Sestak
  • Tom Steyer
  • Marianne Williamson
  • Andrew Yang

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    Candidates

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    Bernie Sanders

    Democratic
    United States Senator
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Climate change is the greatest threat facing us today....
    2. 87 million Americans are uninsured or underinsured....
    3. This campaign is about bringing fundamental political...
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    Joseph R. Biden

    Democratic
    Senator, Vice President, Presidential...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. I will boost working families by building on Obamacare...
    2. I will address urgent challenges by passing comprehensive...
    3. I will restore the soul of our nation by passing the...
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    Elizabeth Warren

    Democratic
    Teacher, consumer advocate, U.S....
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. As president, my first priority will be to pass my...
    2. My wealth tax on fortunes above $50 million will generate...
    3. Defeating the climate crisis will be a top priority...
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    Michael R. Bloomberg

    Democratic
    Former Mayor of New York City
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Make health care more affordable and universally available...
    2. Tackle climate change by rebuilding American communities...
    3. Enact common-sense gun safety laws that will save...
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    Pete Buttigieg

    Democratic
    Former Mayor of South Bend, IN
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Reach universal health coverage by ensuring that all...
    2. Tackle the climate crisis by building a clean economy,...
    3. Build an economy that works for everyone by raising...
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    Amy Klobuchar

    Democratic
    United States Senator
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    Tom Steyer

    Democratic
    Businessman
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Climate Change/Environmental Justice: For almost a...
    2. Economic Justice: I founded my small investment firm...
    3. Structural Reform and Term Limits: I want to fix our...
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    Andrew Yang

    Democratic
    This candidate is no longer running...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. This candidate has suspended their campaign.
    2. However, because of the timing their name will remain...
    3. Votes cast for them will still be counted.
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    Tulsi Gabbard

    Democratic
    US Congresswoman & Major in Hawaii...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Ending America's long-standing foreign policy of regime...
    2. a new century of peace and prosperity, where we all...
    3. where all are treated equally and have respect for...
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    Julián Castro

    Democratic
    This candidate is no longer running...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. This candidate has suspended their campaign.
    2. However, because of the timing their name will remain...
    3. Votes cast for them will still be counted.
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    Michael Bennet

    Democratic
    This candidate is no longer running...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. This candidate has suspended their campaign.
    2. However, because of the timing their name will remain...
    3. Votes cast for them will still be counted.
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    Marianne Williamson

    Democratic
    This candidate is no longer running...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. This candidate has suspended their campaign.
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    3. Votes cast for them will still be counted.
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    Cory Booker

    Democratic
    This candidate is no longer running...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. This candidate has suspended their campaign.
    2. However, because of the timing their name will remain...
    3. Votes cast for them will still be counted.
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    John K. Delaney

    Democratic
    This candidate is no longer running...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. This candidate has suspended their campaign.
    2. However, because of the timing their name will remain...
    3. Votes cast for them will still be counted.
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    Michael A. Ellinger

    Democratic
    Businessperson and philanthropist
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Focusing on my Moral Deal for America to enact a plan...
    2. Embracing new technology and viable solutions to solve...
    3. Fairness for all citizens in their taxes, jobs, housing,...
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    Joe Sestak

    Democratic
    This candidate is no longer running...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. This candidate has suspended their campaign.
    2. However, because of the timing their name will remain...
    3. Votes cast for them will still be counted.
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    Mark Stewart Greenstein

    Democratic
    Businessman, Educator, Philanthropist
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Spend and do ONLY what's Constitutional. Remove the...
    2. Sensible immigration. Illegals make restitution for...
    3. Abide by term limits. In my case three years and...
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    Deval Patrick

    Democratic
    This candidate is no longer running...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. This candidate has suspended their campaign.
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    3. Votes cast for them will still be counted.
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    Mosie Boyd

    Democratic
    Attorney and Founder of True Grit...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. My top priority is saving American lives.
    2. Implement the "Don't Shoot" & Drug Market Intervention...
    3. Use the "debt snowball method" to pay off our national...
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    Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente, III

    Democratic
    Businessman
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