Booker's exit from presidential race amplifies shrinking diversity in field


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Corey Booker's decision to drop out of the 2020 presidential race takes yet another candidate of color out of the running for the Democrats.

Vladimir Medenica, an assistant professor of Politcal Science and International Relations, studies how race and ethnicity structure the political attitudes and electoral behavior of young adults in the United States. 

Recently, he has been studying how diversity impacted turnout in the 2018 Midterm Elections.

 

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