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

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the President — United States of America

Find out their top 3 priorities, their experience, and who supports them.

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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.

  • Kim Ruff

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    Candidates

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    Jacob Hornberger

    Libertarian
    President of a libertarian educational...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. End all U.S. foreign interventionism by bringing all...
    2. End all mandatory-charity programs and the taxes that...
    3. End the drug war by repealing all drug laws.
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    Jo Jorgensen

    Libertarian
    Professor and political activist
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    Vermin Supreme

    Libertarian
    Political Activist / Sat
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Ending the war on drugs and releasing all nonviolent...
    2. Putting a complete and absolute end to the militarization...
    3. Put an end to the surveillance state.
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    Ken Armstrong

    Libertarian
    Nonprofit executive, writer
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Fiscal responsibility. Balance the budget and begin...
    2. Immediately cease all undeclared wars, and close overseas...
    3. Criminal justice reform and restorative justice. The...
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    Kim Ruff

    Libertarian
    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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    Adam Kokesh

    Libertarian
    Activist/Author/Host/Producer
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. #EndTheFed
    2. #EndTheFed
    3. #EndTheFed
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    Sam Robb

    Libertarian
    Technology Startup Developer
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Decrease the size and scope of the Federal government.
    2. Eliminate taxes for a majority of Americans and small...
    3. Immigration and naturalization reform.
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    Dan Behrman

    Libertarian
    Software Engineer, Entrepreneur,...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. End taxation - the abusive collection of funds by...
    2. End the drug war - the government does not have the...
    3. Fix the healthcare system - corporations are robbing...
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    Max Abramson

    Libertarian
    Software developer
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Bring the troops home.
    2. School choice.
    3. Reduce middle class taxes.
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    Souraya Faas

    Libertarian
    Educator
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Establishing our constitutional liberties and freedoms...
    2. Restoring world peace by ending US foreign internventionism...
    3. Ending the racist war on drugs and allowing free trade...
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    Steven A. Richey

    Libertarian
    Courier for Federal Express, 23 years...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. I will never sign a budget that is not balanced, and...
    2. All American troops will be stationed on American...
    3. Our Environment must never be exploited for profit
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    Erik Chase Gerhardt

    Libertarian
    master carpentry
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. retool of educational systems
    2. energy storge
    3. audit of fed to lower running cost acroos the board
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    Keenan Wallace Dunham

    Libertarian
    Paralegal, Bookkeeper, Property Manager
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Rollback of the Police State Back to the Constitution
    2. Legalize Gambling, Cannabis and Blockchain Cryptocurrencies
    3. Efficacy Audits in Government
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