Washington (CNN) – As May 1 approaches, several Republicans are flat out up against their own self-imposed deadlines for when they will make a decision about a presidential bid.
Here's the breakdown, in order of most-to-least concrete timetables the candidates have provided:
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels: End of April or early May, after the Indiana legislature session ends.
Donald Trump: End of May, after this season of "Celebrity Apprentice" is over.
U.S. Amb. Jon Huntsman: Sometime shortly after he resigns his post at the end of April.
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann: Will form exploratory committee in June.
Fmr. Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty: Formed exploratory committee in March, announcement expected "later this spring."
Fmr. House Speaker Newt Gingrich: Filed with the IRS in order to raise money in March but has not filed with the FEC as an actual exploratory committee yet, announcement expected in "weeks."
Fmr. Massachussets Gov. Mitt Romney: Formed exploratory committee in April, announcement expected in the coming months.
Fmr. Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum: Formed exploratory committee in April, announcement timetable unclear.
Fmr. Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee: No decision until summer.
Fmr. GOP Vice Presidential Nominee Sarah Palin: No timetable given.