Get to Know the 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates

The race for the 2020 presidential election is underway, and the field of Democratic candidates is packed with nearly two dozen vying for the party's nomination.

Of those, 20 will be participating in this month's presidential primary debate in Miami, the first that's being held in the lead-up to the 2020 election.

The debate, sponsored by NBC News, MSNBC, and Telemundo, will take place on June 26 and 27 from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET at the Adrienne Arsht Center. The debate will air live across NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo and also stream online free on this website,,, the NBC News mobile app and OTT apps, in addition to Telemundo’s digital platforms.

Those who have announced presidential bids include a vice president, senators, House members and three mayors. To learn more about the candidates, we've compiled five things to know about each in the videos below.

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