Friday, December 1, 2023

List of Presidential Primary candidates as of Dec. 1 filing deadline

The deadline for candidates for president to turn in a sufficient number of signatures to be on the March 5, 2024 Primary Election ballot was 5 p.m. today. As of that deadline, the following candidates have submitted the required 2,000 signatures from Maine voters:


  • Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
  • Dean B. Phillips


  • Doug Burgum
  • Ryan L. Binkley
  • Ron DeSantis
  • Nikki R. Haley
  • Vivek G. Ramaswamy
  • Donald J. Trump

Only the Democratic and Republican Parties filed to have Presidential Primary Elections.

A challenge to the validity of a primary petition may be filed by any registered Maine voter before 5 p.m. on Dec. 8, 2023.