President

The president of the United States is the head of state and oversees the executive branch of the federal government. The president also serves as commander-in-chief of the military. Voters in the primary election are choosing their party’s nominee.

Candidates

Joseph R. Biden Jr.

Incumbent Democrat

President Joe Biden is running for reelection on a platform to defend American democracy from former President Donald Trump and to “restore the soul of America.”

Dean Phillips

Democrat

U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips launched his longshot bid to unseat President Joe Biden as the Democratic nominee for president because he believes the president’s age is a hindrance to being elected to another term.

Marianne Williamson

Democrat

Self-help author Marianne Williamson dropped out of the race for president but may appear on some ballots.

Frank “Frankie” Lozada

Democrat

Frank “Frankie” Lozada is an events producer and entrepreneur; he has also worked with asylum seekers and unaccompanied minors at the Mexican border.

Donald J. Trump

Republican

This is former President Donald Trump’s third run for president, but in 2024 his legal woes loom large as he faces 91 criminal felony counts in four separate indictments.

Ron DeSantis

Republican

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis dropped out of the race for president but may appear on some ballots.

Nikki Haley

Republican

Nikki Haley served as former President Donald Trump’s first ambassador to the United Nations, resigning her South Carolina governorship in January 2017.

Ryan L. Binkley

Republican

Ryan Binkley is the president and CEO of Generational Group located in Richardson, Texas.

Chris Christie

Republican

Former N.J. Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the race for president but may appear on some ballots.

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