Eight candidates file to appear on Louisiana’s Democratic presidential primary ballot

The filing deadline for the Louisiana Democratic presidential primary passed on Dec. 15, 2023. Eight candidates filed to appear on the March 23, 2024, ballot. In order to file, candidates had to either pay a $750 filing fee or submit a petition containing 6,000 signatures. 

The following candidates filed:

  • President Joe Biden
  • Bob Ely
  • Frankie Lozada
  • Stephen Lyons
  • Armando Perez-Serrato
  • Former U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips
  • Cenk Uygur
  • Marianne Williamson

Biden, Gabriel Cornejo, Lozada, Lyons, Perez-Serrato, Phillips, Uygur, and Williamson have filed to participate in five or more nominating contests. See the chart below for an overview of the number of candidates who have filed in each Democratic presidential primary contest.

The next Democratic presidential primary filing deadline will take place on Dec. 20, 2023, in Ohio.

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