Published On: Nov 08 2012 10:41:49 AM CSTUpdated On: Nov 18 2015 09:56:21 AM CST
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced he was dropping out of the presidential race on Nov 18. See who else is running and who has dropped out.
Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee said on April 16 he's running for the Democratic nomination for president, just a week after announcing he formed an exploratory committee.
Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination Oct. 20.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker confirmed his candidacy on July 13. After two poor debate performances, Walker announced on Sept. 21 that he will "suspend his campaign immediately." See who else is currently running for president and who has already dropped out.
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry announced in a campaign video on June 4 that he was running for president. But Perry's second bid for the White House was a quick one. On Sept. 11, just after 100 days, Perry said he was suspending his campaign. "Life is good. I am a blessed man," Perry told supporters in St. Louis.
Larry Lessig, a lawyer and academic, announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for president on Sept. 6, 2015, after his exploratory committe raised more than $1 million to fund his campaign.
Ohio Gov. Jon Kasich announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for president on July 21.
Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore announced on July 30 that he was joining the crowded presidential field.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced on June 30 his intention to run for president as a Republican candidate. Blunt and sometimes partisan, he's worked effectively with a Democratic legislature and has been praised for his response to Superstorm Sandy.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced on June 24 that he is joining the crowded field of GOP presidential candidates.
On June 23, Jill Stein announced that she will seek the Green Party's presidential nomination. Stein also ran for president in 2012 on the Green Party ticket.
Donald Trump entered the crowded race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on June 16, telling supporters at Trump Tower in New York, "Our country needs a truly great leader."
After months of speculation, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush officially kicked off his presidential campaign at the Miami Dade College Kendall Campus on June 15.
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham announced his presidential bid on June 1. Graham, a national security hawk, says he's "more right than wrong on foreign policy" and hopes his track record on foreign affairs will give him the advantage in a wide-open primary fight.
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley announced his candidacy on May 30 in Baltimore.
Former New York Gov. George Pataki announced in a video May 28 he was running for president.
Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who mounted an unexpectedly strong bid for the Republican nomination in 2012, is making another bid for the White House. Santorum formally launched his campaign on May 27 in Pennsylvania.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has been actively preparing for a presidential bid, traveling to early primary states and fleshing out his political team.
Retired physician Ben Carson announced his candidacy for president of the United States on May 4.
Former Hewlett Packard executive Carly Fiorina announced on May 4 she will seek the Republican nomination for president with a campaign that figures to stress economic and gender issues.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) kicked off his dark horse campaign for the Democratic nomination on April 30 with an email to supporters and a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol.
Marco Rubio (Republican) -- The Florida senator says he is running for president and is "uniquely qualified" to talk about the future, according to CNN.
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) -- The former secretary of state launched her presidential candidacy April 12.
On April 7, Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul formally announced that he will seek the presidency.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) officially announced his candidacy for the 2016 presidential race on March 23.