Six candidates file to appear on Vermont’s Republican presidential primary ballot

The filing deadline for the Vermont Republican presidential primary passed on Dec. 15, 2023. Six candidates filed to appear on the March 5, 2024, ballot. In order to file, candidates had to pay a $2,000 filing fee and submit a petition containing 1,000 signatures. 

The following candidates filed:

  • Ryan Binkley
  • Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie
  • Florida Governor Ron DeSantis
  • Former U.N. Ambassador and South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley
  • Vivek Ramaswamy 
  • Former President Donald Trump 

Binkley, North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum, Christie, DeSantis, Haley, Former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, Ramaswamy, David Stuckenberg, and Trump have all 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 Republican presidential primary contest.

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

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