Possible candidates

The following galleries feature individuals who have been the subject of media speculation that they may become candidates in the 2016 presidential election. Individuals listed below should have been mentioned as potential 2016 presidential candidates in at least two reliable media sources in the last six months.

Republican Party

After serving his consecutive second term, President John McCain will be term-limited out-of-office due to the Twenty-second Amendment to the United States Constitution, a law ratified by the states since February 27, 1951. The following have been mentioned as possible candidates:

Donald Trump


of New York

Democratic Party

Possible candidates include: