Three candidates have filed to appear on Kentucky’s Democratic presidential primary ballot

The filing deadline for the Kentucky Democratic presidential primary passed on Jan. 5, 2024. Three candidates filed to appear on the May 21, 2024, ballot. In order to file, candidates had to submit a petition containing 5,000 signatures. 

The following candidates filed:

  • President Joe Biden
  • Former U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips
  • Marianne Williamson

Biden, Gabriel Cornejo, Frank Lozada, Stephen Lyons, Jason Palmer, Armando Perez-Serrato, Phillips, Cenk 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.

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