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Republican Party presidential candidates, 2016

 

Republican Party presidential candidates, 2016

Republican Party (United States) presidential candidates, 2016

November 8, 2016

This article contains lists of candidates associated with the 2016 Republican Party presidential primaries for the 2016 United States presidential election.

Candidates

The following notable individuals filed with the Federal Election Commission to run for President of the United States in 2016, or have expressed to the media that they are running. (Although these individuals are notable, that notability does not necessarily equate with viability as a candidate.)
Jack Fellure
retired engineer from West Virginia, 2012 Prohibition Party presidential nominee

(FEC filing)

Fellure filed with the FEC as a Republican presidential candidate in late 2012.[1]

Potential candidates

The individuals listed below have been identified by reliable sources as potential candidates for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. As of December 2014 they have been the focus of media speculation in reliable secondary sources within the past six months. They are listed alphabetically by surname.

Formed an exploratory committee

Publicly expressed interest

Other potential candidates

Previous

The following people have been the focus of presidential speculation in multiple media reports during the 2016 election cycle, but such speculation has ostensibly ceased for a period of six months or longer.

Declined

Individuals listed in this section have been the focus of media speculation as being possible 2016 presidential candidates and have unequivocally ruled out a presidential bid in 2016.

See also

References

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