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Democratic Party presidential primaries, 2016

Democratic Party presidential primaries, 2016

2016 (Specific dates to be determined)

The Democratic Party presidential primaries, 2016 will take place in the 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories prior to the 2016 general election to determine the Democratic Party's nominee for the Presidency of the United States.[1] Incumbent president and 2012 nominee Barack Obama is ineligible for reelection, due to term limits under the Twenty-second Amendment.


The following notable individuals filed with the Federal Election Commission to run for President of the United States in 2016, or have expressed to the media that they are running. (Although these individuals are notable, that notability does not necessarily equate with viability as a candidate.)

Potential candidates who have formed an exploratory committee

See also


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  2. ^ Walker, Hunter (December 26, 2012). "Conspiracy Theorist Jeff Boss Launches Mayoral Bid".  
  3. ^ Seitz-Wald, Alex (May 22, 2014). "Can a Zombie-Powered Presidential Candidate Go Legit?".  
  4. ^ Palmes-Dennis, Susan (November 1, 2013) "Democratic presidential aspirant lays out game plan for US", Sun.Star. Retrieved November 22, 2013
  5. ^ Gavin, Patrick (November 29, 2013) "2016 already here for fringe hopefuls", Politico. Retrieved November 30, 2013
  6. ^ Burns, Michael (October 30, 2014) "Presidential candidate visits his old home in Greer", The Greenville News. Retrieved November 24, 2014.
  7. ^ Lee, Kurtis (2014-11-20). "Long shot Jim Webb launches exploratory committee for presidential bid".  
  8. ^ Berman, Russell (November 20, 2014). "President Jim Webb?".  
  9. ^ Haberman, Maggie (2014-11-20). "Jim Webb launches 2016 committee".  
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