16 presidential candidates file to be on Ohio’s primary election ballot

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Qualifiers will be announced on January 7

COLUMBUS, OH (WCMH) — Time has run out for presidential hopefuls to put their name on Ohio’s 2020 primary election ballot. The deadline to file per Ohio law was Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 4 p.m., which is 90 days prior to election day.

The Ohio Secretary of State’s office confirmed 16 people filed to be on the March 17 ballot. Qualifiers will be announced on January 7.

Republicans

Donald Trump
45th President

HERSHEY, PA – DECEMBER 10: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally on December 10, 2019 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. This rally marks the third time President Trump has held a campaign rally at Giant Center. The attendance of both President and Vice President signifies the importance Pennsylvania holds as a key battleground state. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Bill Weld
former Massachusetts Governor

DES MOINES, IOWA – AUGUST 11: Republican presidential candidate and former Governor of Massachusetts Bill Weld delivers campaign speech at the Des Moines Register Political Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair on August 11, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. 22 of the 23 politicians seeking the Democratic Party presidential nomination will be visiting the fair this week, six months ahead of the all-important Iowa caucuses. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Democrats

Joe Biden
former Vice President

OELWEIN, IOWA – DECEMBER 07: Democratic presidential candidate former U.S. Vice president Joe Biden campaigns at a VFW Hall December 7, 2019 in Oelwein, Iowa. Former Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry recently announced his endorsement of Biden with the Iowa caucuses less than two months away. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michael Bennet
U.S. Senator, Colorado

DES MOINES, IOWA – NOVEMBER 01: Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) speaks at the Liberty and Justice Celebration at the Wells Fargo Arena on November 01, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. Fourteen of the candidates hoping to win the Democratic nomination for president are expected to speak at the Celebration. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Michael Bloomberg
former New York City mayor

AURORA, CO – DECEMBER 05: Democratic presidential candidate, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during an event to introduce his gun safety policy agenda at the Heritage Christian Center on December 5, 2019 in Aurora, Colorado. The event, which was closed to the public, was held with survivors of gun violence and community leaders from across Colorado. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)

Cory Booker
U.S. Senator, New Jersey

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA – DECEMBER 07: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) speaks at the Teamsters Vote 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum December 7, 2019 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Iowa Caucuses are less than two months away. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Peter Buttigieg
South Bend, Indiana Mayor

CORALVILLE, IOWA – DECEMBER 08: Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks to Iowa voters at a campaign event December 08, 2019 in Coralville, Iowa. Less than two months remain before Iowa holds its caucuses in the nation’s first contest in the 2020 presidential election. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Julián Castro
former Obama housing secretary

DES MOINES, IOWA – NOVEMBER 01: Democratic presidential candidate, former HUD Secretary Julián Castro speaks at the Liberty and Justice Celebration at the Wells Fargo Arena on November 01, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. Fourteen of the candidates hoping to win the Democratic nomination for president are expected to speak at the Celebration. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

John Delaney
former U.S. Representative

ORANGEBURG, SC – NOVEMBER 08: Democratic presidential candidate, former Rep. John Delaney (D-MD) addresses the audience at the Environmental Justice Presidential Candidate Forum at South Carolina State University on November 8, 2019 in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Delaney participated in the forum with fellow candidates Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Cory Booker, Marianne Williamson, and Joe Sestak. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

Tulsi Gabbard
U.S. Representative, Hawaii

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 11: Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) meets with reporters at the inaugural Veterans Day L.A. event held outside of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. The stadium’s historic torch was lit at the ceremony to mark the anniversary of the armistice which ended World War I in 1918. Gabbard is the first female combat veteran to run for the U.S. presidency. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Amy Klobuchar
U.S. Senator, Minnesota

MIAMI, FLORIDA – DECEMBER 13: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) greets people as she arrives to speak during a roundtable discussion with union leaders at the SEIU 1991 union headquarters on December 13, 2019 in Miami, Florida. Sen. Klobuchar spoke about several topics including the importance of protecting workers’ rights. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Deval Patrick
former Massachusetts Governor

DES MOINES, IA – NOVEMBER 18: Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick fields questions during a meeting of the Polk County Democrats on November 18, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. Patrick is making his first campaign trip to Iowa after entering the race for the Democratic presidential nomination last week. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Bernie Sanders
U.S. Senator, Vermont

NASHUA, NH – DECEMBER 13: Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), speaks during his event at Nashua Community College on December 13, 2019 in Nashua, New Hampshire. The Iowa Caucuses are less than two months away. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

Tom Steyer
activist, businessman

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA – DECEMBER 07: Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer speaks at the Teamsters Vote 2020 Presidential Candidate Forum December 7, 2019 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Iowa Caucuses are less than two months away. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Elizabeth Warren
U.S. Senator, Massachusetts

MANCHESTER, NH – DECEMBER 12: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) gestures as she delivers an economic policy speech on December 12, 2019 in Manchester, New Hampshire. The Iowa Caucuses are less than two months away. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

Andrew Yang
tech entrepreneur

ATLANTA, GA – NOVEMBER 21: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang speaks at the National Action Networks Southeast Regional Conference on November 21, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. The previous day candidates participated in the fifth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)

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