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Number of candidates running in primary elections by year and party U.S. 1972-2020

Number of major presidential candidates running in primary elections in the U.S. from 1972 to 2020, by election year and party*

Number of candidates running in primary elections by year and party U.S. 1972-2020 This statistic shows the number of major presidential candidates running in primary elections in the U.S. from 1972 to 2020, by election year and political party. As of February 13, 2019, it is predicted that 17 candidates will run in the Democratic primaries for the 2020 presidential election.
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Number of major presidential candidates running in primary elections in the U.S. from 1972 to 2020, by election year and party*

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This statistic shows the number of major presidential candidates running in primary elections in the U.S. from 1972 to 2020, by election year and political party. As of February 13, 2019, it is predicted that 17 candidates will run in the Democratic primaries for the 2020 presidential election.
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