Here are all the Democratic candidates running for president in 2020

By Kathryn Watson, Camilo Montoya-Galvez, Grace Segers, Caitlin Huey-Burns

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Trump targets 2020 Democratic challengers

The 2020 presidential campaign has begun, and since the inception of the modern primary system, there have never been as many Democratic candidates in the field. Here's the list of those hoping to win the chance to take on President Trump in the 2020 election.

  1. Joe Biden, former vice president
  2. Cory Booker, New Jersey senator
  3. Pete Buttigieg, South Bend Indiana mayor
  4. Julián Castro, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary
  5. John Delaney, former Maryland representative
  6. Tulsi Gabbard, Hawaii representative
  7. Kirsten Gillibrand, New York senator
  8. Mike Gravel, former Alaska senator
  9. Kamala Harris, California senator
  10. John Hickenlooper, former Colorado governor
  11. Jay Inslee, Washington governor
  12. Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota senator
  13. Seth Moulton, Massachusetts representative
  14. Wayne Messam, Miramar, Florida, mayor
  15. Beto O'Rourke, former Texas representative
  16. Tim Ryan, Ohio representative
  17. Bernie Sanders, Vermont senator
  18. Eric Swalwell, California representative
  19. Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts senator
  20. Marianne Williamson, author based in California
  21. Andrew Yang, entrepreneur based in Manhattan

Joe Biden

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during his first campaign event as a candidate for president at Teamsters Local 249 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on April 29, 2019. Getty

Former vice president and senator from Delaware

Cory Booker

Sen. Cory Booker speaks at a legislative conference in Washington, D.C., April 10, 2019. Yuri Gripas / REUTERS

New Jersey senator elected in 2013, and former Newark mayor

Pete Buttigieg

Buttigieg speaks during a meet-and-greet at Madhouse Coffee on April 8, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Getty Images

South Bend, Indiana, mayor, elected in 2011

Julián Castro

Castro speaks at Saint Anselm College on Jan. 16, 2019, in Manchester, New Hampshire. AP Photo/Mary Schwalm

Former Housing and Urban Development secretary and former mayor of San Antonio

John Delaney

Rep. John Delaney Nick Wass/Associated Press

Former Maryland congressman

Mike Gravel

Mike Gravel GETTY IMAGES/Mark Wilson

Former Alaska senator between 1969 and 1981

Kirsten Gillibrand

Gillibrand greets customers while campaigning for president at Revelstoke Coffee in Concord, New Hampshire, on Feb. 15, 2019. BRIAN SNYDER / REUTERS

New York senator since 2009 and former New York representative

Amy Klobuchar

Klobuchar addresses voters and answers questions at the Pizza Ranch restaurant on March 16, 2019, in Independence, Iowa. Getty Images

Minnesota senator, elected in 2006

John Hickenlooper

Hickenlooper speaks at the 2019 National Action Network National Convention in New York on April 5, 2019. Lucas Jackson / REUTERS

Former Colorado governor and Denver mayor

Tulsi Gabbard

Gabbard greets supporters on Nov. 6, 2018, in Honolulu. AP Photo/Marco Garcia

Hawaii representative, elected in 2012

Kamala Harris

Harris speaks to her supporters during her presidential campaign launch rally on Jan. 27, 2019, in Oakland, California. Mason Trinca / Getty Images

California senator, elected in 2016; former California attorney general

Jay Inslee

Inslee speaks during the "We the People" summit at the Warner Theatre on April 1, 2019, in Washington, D.C. / Getty Images

Washington governor and former Washington congressman

Wayne Messam

Screenshot from Wayne Messam's 2020 campaign video Wayne for America

Miramar, Florida, mayor, elected in 2014

Beto O'Rourke

O'Rourke addresses his supporters at a kickoff rally on the streets of El Paso, Texas, on March 30, 2019. Jose Luis Gonzalez / REUTERS

Former Texas representative

Tim Ryan

Ryan speaks at the National Action Network's annual convention on April 5, 2019, in New York. Drew Angerer / Getty Images

Ohio representative elected in 2002

Bernie Sanders

Independent Vermont senator and former congressman and mayor of Burlington

Eric Swalwell

Swalwell speaks to guests during an event at the Iowa City Public Library on Feb. 18, 2019, in Iowa City, Iowa. Getty Images

California representative elected in 2012

Elizabeth Warren

Warren speaks at the South by Southwest conference and festivals in Austin, Texas, on March 9, 2019. SERGIO FLORES / REUTERS

Senator from Massachusetts, elected in 2012

Marianne Williamson

Marianne Williamson attends the Project Angel Food's Angel Awards on August 22, 2015, in Hollywood, California. Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for Project Angel Food

Author of self-help books and promoter of "New Age" spirituality

Andrew Yang

Yang attends Potluck Insurgency, a local Democratic activist event, at the home of one of its members in Iowa City, Iowa, on March 10, 2019. Scott Morgan / REUTERS

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