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When Will the Democratic Presidential Primary Finally Slim Down?

Posted on AllSides October 24th, 2019
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The 2020 Democratic presidential primary features the largest field of candidates in modern electoral history. But the field is also narrowing faster than in previous campaigns. About a quarter of candidates who entered the race have already ended their campaigns. That is double the 1976-2016 median rate of 12% who had quit running at this point in the campaign, 100 days ahead of the Iowa caucuses.

Just two prior nominating contests in the past 44 years have seen a larger percentage decline in active candidates by this point in the...

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