2020 Presidential Primary Information

Candidate List


As a courtesy to the public, the following unofficial list of candidates have filed their Candidacy Form for the Office of the President of the United States with the Office of the Idaho Secretary of State, and paid the filing fee of $1,000. The last day a candidate can file with the Office of the Idaho Secretary of State is December 11, 2019, at which time a final and official list will be published.

Constitution Party

Daniel Clyde Cummings (Con)
Don J. Grundmann (Con)
J.R. Myers (Con)

Democratic Party

Michael Bennet (Dem)
Michael R. Bloomberg (Dem)
Cory Booker (Dem)
Pete Buttigieg (Dem)
Julián Castro (Dem)
Roque De La Fuente* (Dem)
John K. Delaney (Dem)
Tulsi Gabbard (Dem)
Kamala Harris (Dem)
Brian P. Moore (Dem)
Amy Klobuchar (Dem)
Deval Patrick (Dem)
Bernie Sanders (Dem)
Tom Steyer (Dem)
Elizabeth Warren (Dem)
Andrew Yang (Dem)

Republican Party

Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente* (Rep)
Bob Ely (Rep)
Matthew John Matern (Rep)
Donald J Trump (Rep)
Bill Weld (Rep)

*Though these names appear similar, we have verified they are in fact different individuals.

Party Participation


The Office of the Idaho Secretary of State has received statements of intent for participation in the Presidential Primary, as per Idaho Code §34-731(2), from the following political parties. Each party has specified the electors to whom they have opened participation in their respective Presidential Primary, and those determinations are listed below.

Constitution Party

March 10 Constitution Party Presidential Primary is open to:

  • Registered electors of the Constitution party
  • “Unaffiliated” electors

Additionally, the May 19 Constitution Party Primary is open to:

  • Registered electors of the Constitution party
  • “Unaffiliated” electors


Click here to view the letter of intent

Democratic Party

March 10 Democratic Party Presidential Primary is open to:

  • Registered electors of the Democratic party
  • “Unaffiliated” electors

Additionally, the May 19 Democratic Party Primary is open to:

  • All registered electors


Click here to view the letter of intent

Republican Party

March 10 Republican Party Presidential Primary is open to:

  • Registered electors of the Republican party only

Additionally, the May 19 Republican Party Primary is open to:

  • Registered electors of the Republican party only


Click here to view the letter of intent