Who Are Some of the American Presidential Candidates for the 2016 Election?


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Democrat presidential candidates for the 2016 election include former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley. Republican candidates include Dr. Ben Carson, Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and Texas Senator Ted Cruz.

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The Democratic party includes several other candidates, such as Brandon Armstrong of South Carolina, Sam Bazer of New Jersey, Kennedy Brown from Alabama and John Forsyth from Maine. Other Republican candidates include New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, businesswoman Carly Fiorina, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, Ohio Governor John Kasich and Kentucky Senator Rand Paul. In addition to Democratic and Republican candidates, a number of third party and independent candidates are running.

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