Published On: Nov 08 2012 10:41:49 AM CSTUpdated On: Mar 15 2016 08:10:33 PM CDT
John Kasich is dropping out of the Republican presidential race on May 4. Kasich's decision came after he improbably became the last challenger to Donald Trump, who emerged as the presumptive GOP nominee May 3 when Ted Cruz dropped out.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz suspended his campaign on March 3 after losing the Indiana GOP primary to Donald Trump.
Sen. Marco Rubio announced he is suspending a campaign at a press conference after CNN projected Donald Trump took the Florida GOP primary on March 15, 2016, in Rubio's home state.
During CPAC 2016 on March 4, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said he was dropping out of the presidential race.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush suspended his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination on Feb. 20 after finishing near the bottom in the South Carolina primary. Here is a list of other presidential candidates who have already ended their 2016 bid.
Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore ended his long-shot candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination on Feb. 12.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination on Feb. 10 after finishing sixth in the New Hampshire primary the day before. Christie made the announcement on a call with his campaign.
Former Hewlett-Packard executive Carly Fiorina ended her bid for the Republican presidential nomination on Feb. 10, announcing the decision on Facebook after finishing seventh in New Hampshire's primary.
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum announced he was ending his presidential bid on Feb. 3. Santorum made the announcement and endorsed Sen. Marco Rubio during an appearance on Fox's "On the Record."
Rand Paul, the libertarian-minded freshman senator who was once viewed as a formidable presidential contender, suspended his White House bid on Feb. 3. Paul finished a disappointing fifth place in Iowa caucuses two days earlier, registering just 4.5% of the vote.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee ended his 2016 presidential campaign after a less than stellar showing in the Iowa caucuses.
After failing to garner much support in the Iowa caucuses, Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley suspended his campaign on Feb. 1.
During an interview on Dec. 21, 2015, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham said he was suspending his presidential campaign.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced he was dropping out of the presidential race on Nov 18, 2015.
Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee dropped out of the presidential race on Oct. 23.
Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on Oct. 20.
After two poor debate performances, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced on Sept. 21 that he will "suspend his campaign immediately."
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry's second bid for the White House was a quick one. On Sept. 11, Perry said he was suspending his presidential campaign. "Life is good. I am a blessed man," Perry told supporters in St. Louis.
One person was shot Thursday afternoon in the City of Santa Maria and taken to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital via Calstar helicopter. The suspect remains on the loose as a police manhunt remains underway. Witness says victim and suspect were fighting over access to a gas pump.