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Preliminary List of Presidential Candidates Released

SALEM, OR -- Oregon's May Primary will be packed with Presidential candidates. Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins has released a preliminary list of qualified candidates. 


On the Republican side, voters will choose between (in alphabetical order) Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum and Donald Trump. 


Democrats will choose between Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Mally and Bernie Sanders. The final list will be determined March 8. Any candidate not on the list can be added by getting a thousand signatures from party members in each of Oregon's five congressional districts. 

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