Seven candidates filed to participate in North Dakota’s Republican presidential caucus

The filing deadline for the North Dakota Republican presidential caucus passed on Dec. 31, 2023. Seven candidates filed to participate in the March 4, 2024, caucus. In order to file, candidates had to submit a petition containing the signatures of 10 members of the North Dakota Republican Party State Committee and pay a $20,000 filing fee. 

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
  • David Stuckenberg
  • Former President Donald Trump 

Binkley, North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum, Christie, DeSantis, Haley, Former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, Ramaswamy, 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 January 11, 2024, in Rhode Island.

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