Kamala Harris (D-CA)
United States Senator of California. She is the former Attorney General of California, 2011 – 2017, and District Attorney of San Francisco from 2004- 2010. She announced her candidacy on Jan. 21, 2019.
“Nobody is living their life through the lens of one issue. And I think what
people want is leadership that sees them through the complexity of their
lives and pays equal attention to their needs. Let’s not put people in a box.”
– Harris during her speech at HowardUniversity.
Julian Castro (D-TX)
Former US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under the Obama Administration. He was mayor of San Antonio, TX. from 2009 – 2014. He announced his candidacy for President on Jan. 12, 2019.
“I’m going to run to represent everybody and at the same time I know that especially right now when the Latino community has been under siege from this administration, that there’s a particular meaning to my
-Castro to CNN.
Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
United States Senator from Massachusetts. She was formerly a public school teacher and a law professor. Warren served as the special assistant to President Barack Obama for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She announced her candidacy on Dec. 31, 2018.
“The problem we’ve got right now in Washington is that it works great for those who’ve got money to buy influence, and I’m fighting against that.”
– Warren to New York Times.
Pete Buttigieg (D-IN)
Current mayor of South Bend, Indiana, home to Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College. Announced his candidacy on Jan. 23, 2019.
“The reality is there’s no going back, and there’s no such thing as ‘again’ in the real world. We can’t look for greatness in the past.”
– Buttigieg during a video he sent out to his supporters.
Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)
United States representative from Hawaii. She is the former vice chair of the Democratic National Convention.
She announced her candidacy on Jan. 11, 2019.
“There is one main issue that is central to the rest, and that is the issue of war and peace.”
– Gabbard to CNN.
John Delany (D-MD)
Former United States Representative from Maryland. He announced his candidacy on August 10, 2017.
“What the American people are really looking for is a leader to try to bring us together, not actually talk
like half the country’s entirely wrong about everything they believe.”
– Delaney on “This Week”.
Andrew Yang (D-NY)
Founder of Venture for America, an entrepreneur. He announced his candidacy on Nov. 6, 2017.
United States Senator of West Virginia. He is a retired Army Major. He announced his candidacy on Nov.
United States Senator from New York. She was formerly a U.S. Representative. She announced her candidacy on Jan. 15, 2019.