Here are the 22 candidates on Michigan’s March presidential primary ballots — for now

    Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) (L-R), Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), former tech executive Andrew Yang, former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke, former housing secretary Julian Castro appear on stage before the start of the Democratic Presidential Debate at Texas Southern University's Health and PE Center on September 12, 2019 in Houston, Texas | Win McNamee/Getty Images

    Eighteen Democrats and four Republicans will have their names appear on their respective presidential party primary ballots on March 10, 2020, according to the official list released by the Secretary of State on Friday.

    Susan J. Demas

    Michigan Democratic and Republican party chairs now have until 4 p.m. Tuesday to add other candidates. Candidates have until Dec. 13 to withdraw or change parties. That’s the same deadline for candidates who file nominating petitions to get on the ballot.

    The Democrats listed are: U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.); former Vice President Joe Biden; former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg; U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.); Montana Gov. Steve Bullock; South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg; former U.S. Housing Secretary Julián Castro; former U.S. Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.); U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii); U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.); U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.); Miramar, Fla., Mayor Wayne Messam; U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.); former U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak (D-Pa.); businessman Tom Steyer; U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.); author Marianne Williamson; and businessman Andrew Yang.

    The Republicans are: former U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.); former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld; President Donald Trump; and former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.).

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    Susan J. Demas is an 18-year journalism veteran and one of the state’s foremost experts on Michigan politics, appearing on MSNBC, CNN, NPR and WKAR-TV’s “Off the Record.” In addition to serving as Editor-in-Chief, she is the Advance’s chief columnist, writing on women, LGBTQs, the state budget, the economy and more. Most recently, she served as Vice President of Farough & Associates, Michigan’s premier political communications firm. For almost five years, Susan was the Editor and Publisher of Inside Michigan Politics, the most-cited political newsletter in the state. Susan’s award-winning political analysis has run in more than 80 national, international and regional media outlets, including the Guardian U.K., NBC News, the New York Times, the Detroit News and MLive. She is the only Michigan journalist to be named to the Washington Post’s list of “Best Political Reporters,” the Huffington Post’s list of “Best Political Tweeters” and the Washington Post’s list of “Best Political Bloggers.” Susan was the recipient of a prestigious Knight Foundation fellowship in nonprofits and politics. She served as Deputy Editor for MIRS News and helped launch the Michigan Truth Squad, the Center for Michigan’s fact-checking project. She started her journalism career reporting on the Iowa caucuses for The (Cedar Rapids) Gazette. Susan has hiked over 3,000 solo miles across four continents and climbed more than 60 mountains. She also enjoys dragging her husband and two teenagers along, even if no one else wants to sleep in a tent anymore.