2016 Presidential Candidates Fast Facts

Major candidates are grouped by party. Lesser known candidates are listed together with a note about party affiliation.

(CNN)Here's a look at the 2016 Presidential candidates and key dates in their campaigns as well as election results.

Republican Candidates:
Ted Cruz - Senator from Texas
Primary Campaign Committee - Cruz for President
Website - http://www.tedcruz.org
    March 23, 2015 - Cruz announces his run for the Republican presidential nomination on Twitter. He later makes a formal announcement in a speech at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.
    Rand Paul - Senator from Kentucky
    Primary Campaign Committee - Rand Paul for President, Inc. (one committee within the three-part Rand Paul Victory Committee)
    Website - http://www.randpaul.com
    April 7, 2015 - Paul announces his run for the Republican presidential nomination at the Galt House hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.
    February 3, 2016 - Paul announces he is suspending his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.
    Marco Rubio - Senator from Florida
    Primary Campaign Committee - Reclaim America
    Website - https://marcorubio.com
    April 13, 2015 - Announces his run for the Republican nomination at the Freedom Tower in Miami.
    March 15, 2016 - Rubio announces he is suspending his presidential campaign after losing the Florida primary.
    Ben Carson - Retired neurosurgeon
    Primary Campaign Committee - Carson America
    Website - https://www.bencarson.com
    March 4, 2016 - After a disappointing showing on Super Tuesday, Carson officially ends his presidential campaign.
    Carly Fiorina - Former Hewlett-Packard CEO
    Primary Campaign Committee - Carly for President
    Website - https://www.carlyforpresident.com
    May 4, 2015 - Announces her run for the GOP nomination, during an appearance on ABC's Good Morning America.
    February 10, 2016 - Announces she is suspending her candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination.
    Mike Huckabee - Former Governor of Arkansas
    Primary Campaign Committee - Huckabee for President
    Website - http://www.mikehuckabee.com
    May 5, 2015 - Huckabee officially enters the GOP race for president, making the announcement at a rally in his hometown of Hope, Arkansas.
    February 1, 2016 - Huckabee drops out of the race after a weak showing in the Iowa caucuses.
    Rick Santorum - Former Pennsylvania senator
    Primary Campaign Committee - Santorum for President
    Website - http://www.ricksantorum.com
    May 27, 2015 - Santorum officially announces he will seek another bid for the GOP presidential nomination.
    February 3, 2016 - Santorum announces he is suspending his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.
    George Pataki - Former Governor of New York
    Primary Campaign Committee - Pataki for President
    Website - http://www.georgepataki.com
    December 29, 2015 - Pataki announces he is ending his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.
    Lindsey Graham - Senator from South Carolina
    Primary Campaign Committee - Lindsey Graham 2016
    Website - http://www.lindseygraham.com/
    June 1, 2015 - Graham announces he is running for president from his hometown of Central, South Carolina.
    December 21, 2015 - Graham suspends his campaign.
    Rick Perry - Former Governor of Texas
    Primary Campaign Committee - Perry for President
    Website - https://rickperry.org/
    June 4, 2015 - Perry announces he is running for president at a rally in Addison, Texas.
    September 11, 2015 - Perry suspends his campaign.
    Jeb Bush - Former Governor of Florida
    Primary Campaign Committee - Jeb 2016, Inc.
    Website - https://jeb2016.com
    June 15, 2015 - Bush announces he is officially running for president during an appearance at Miami Dade College.
    February 20, 2016 - Following a disappointing finish in the South Carolina primary, Bush suspends his presidential campaign.
    Donald Trump - Businessman, real estate developer
    Primary Campaign Committee - Donald J. Trump for President, Inc.
    Website - https://www.donaldjtrump.com/
    June 16, 2015 - Trump announces he is running for president during a speech at Trump Tower in New York City.
    July 19, 2016 - Officially becomes the Republican Party nominee for president.
    November 8, 2016 - Is elected president of the United States, defeating Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the general election.
    Bobby Jindal - Governor of Louisiana
    Primary Campaign Committee - Jindal for President
    Website - http://www.bobbyjindal.com/
    June 24, 2015 - Jindal announces he is running for president on social media. He later makes a formal announcement in a speech in Kenner, Louisiana.
    Chris Christie - Governor of New Jersey
    Primary Campaign Committee - Chris Christie for President, Inc.
    Website - https://www.chrischristie.com/
    February 10, 2016 - Announces that he is suspending his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.
    Scott Walker - Governor of Wisconsin
    Primary Campaign Committee - Scott Walker Inc.
    Website - https://www.scottwalkerinc.com/
    July 13, 2015 - Walker announces his run for the Republican presidential nomination on Twitter, and later makes a formal announcement at an event in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
    John Kasich - Governor of Ohio
    Primary Campaign Committee - Kasich for America
    Website - https://johnkasich.com/
    July 21, 2015 - Kasich makes a formal announcement that he is seeking the presidency during an event on the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus.
    May 4, 2016 - Kasich suspends his campaign.
    Jim Gilmore - Former Governor of Virginia
    Primary Campaign Committee - Gilmore for America LLC
    Website - http://www.gilmoreforamerica.com/
    July 30, 2015 - Gilmore announces his candidacy in a video sent to supporters and in a news release.
    Democratic Candidates:
    Hillary Clinton - Former Secretary of State and Senator from New York
    Primary Campaign Committee - Hillary for America
    Website - https://www.hillaryclinton.com
    April 12, 2015 - Clinton announces her run for the Democratic presidential nomination via a video posted on YouTube.
    July 26, 2016 - Officially becomes the Democratic Party nominee for president.
    November 8, 2016 - Is defeated in the general election by Republican candidate Donald Trump.
    Bernie Sanders - Senator from Vermont
    Primary Campaign Committee - Bernie 2016
    Website - https://berniesanders.com
    July 12, 2016 - Without formally suspending his campaign, Sanders endorses former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for president.
    Martin O'Malley - Former Governor of Maryland
    Primary Campaign Committee - O'Malley for President
    Website - https://martinomalley.com
    February 1, 2016 - O'Malley suspends his campaign after garnering only about 1 percent of the vote in the Iowa caucuses.
    Lincoln Chafee - Former Governor of Rhode Island and former US Senator from Rhode Island
    Primary Campaign Committee - Chafee for President
    Website - http://www.chafee2016.com/
    Jim Webb - Former Virginia senator
    Primary Campaign Committee - Webb 2016 Exploratory Committee
    Website - http://webb2016.com
    July 2, 2015 - Webb announces his candidacy with a letter posted on his website.
    October 20, 2015 - Webb announces that he will not seek the Democratic presidential nomination. He tells reporters that he may run as an Independent instead.
    Third Party Candidates:
    Gary Johnson - former governor of New Mexico
    Primary Campaign Committee - Gary Johnson 2016
    Website - https://garyjohnson2016.com/
    May 29, 2016 - The Libertarian Party nominates Johnson for president at its national convention in Orlando.
    Jill Stein
    Primary Campaign Committee -
    Jill Stein for President
    Website - http://www.jill2016.com/
    August 6, 2016 - The Green Party nominates Stein for president at its national convention in Houston.