At this point during the 2020 cycle, eight Democrats had already jumped into the race for president: Maryland U.S. Representative John Delaney (July 28, 2017), New York businessman Andrew Yang (November 6, 2017), West Virginia State Senator Richard Ojeda (November 11, 2018), former HUD Secretary Julian Castro of Texas (January 12, 2019), California U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (January 21, 2019), California author and spiritualist Marianne Williamson (January 28, 2019), New Jersey U.S. Senator Cory Booker (February 1, 2019), and Hawaii U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard (February 2, 2019). U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts (February 9, 2019) and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota (February 10, 2019) also launched their campaigns four years ago this week. Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is poised to become just the second Republican in the race next week, joining former President Donald Trump.