Rocky De La Fuente 2020 presidential campaign

unsuccessful 2020 United States presidential campaign of Rocky De La Fuente

On May 16, 2019 De La Fuente officially declared that he is seeking the Republican nomination for president in the 2020 United States presidential election.[2]

Campaign2020 United States presidential election (Republican Party primaries)
CandidateRocky De La Fuente
Reform Party and American Delta candidate for President in 2016
AffiliationRepublican Party
AnnouncedMay 16, 2019
HeadquartersSan Diego, California
SloganTogether We are Stronger

In January 2017, De La Fuente stated in a court filing that he planned to again seek the Democratic Party nomination in the 2020 presidential election.[3] He has filed to run as a Republican instead challenging incumbent President Donald Trump for the nomination.[4]

As of September 30, 2019, he had raised $6,735 from outside sources and had loaned his own campaign $10.18 million.[5][6]

During the run-up to the primaries, Libertarian Party chairman Nicholas Sarwark said that De La Fuente run for his party's nomination,[7][8] an option which De La Fuente is thinking about.[9]


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  3. Winger, Richard (January 10, 2017). "Rocky De La Fuente Tells Court that He Plans to Seek Democratic Party Nomination for President in 2020". Ballot Access News. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  4. "List of registered 2020 presidential candidates". Ballotpedia.
  5. Herman, Ken (September 28, 2019). "Herman: Even more to choose from. Presidential candidates you haven't heard of". Austin American-Statesman. Retrieved October 6, 2019.
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  7. "Lincoln Chafee, Former Republican Senator and Independent Governor, Seeks Libertarian Party Presidential Nomination". January 6, 2020. Retrieved January 6, 2020.
  8. "Nicholas Sarwark Facebook post". Retrieved January 6, 2020.
  9. "GOP Presidential Candidate Gives Serious Consideration to 3rd Party Run". Archived from the original on December 31, 2019. Retrieved January 6, 2020.