Nine Candidates Have Made The November Democratic Debate So Far

FiveThirtyEight reports that, as of October 24, there will be at least nine participants in November 20 Democratic debate, with Senator Amy Klobuchar being the most recent qualifier as a result of the 3 percent support she earned in a new Quinnipiac University national poll.

There will now be at least nine participants in November’s Democratic debate! On Thursday, Sen. Amy Klobuchar earned 3 percent support in a new Quinnipiac University national poll. It was the final piece of the puzzle she needed to qualify for the debate, which will be held on Nov. 20 in Georgia.

As a reminder, the Democratic National Committee’s qualifying criteria for the fifth debate require candidates to get at least 3 percent support in four national or early-state1 polls sponsored by a DNC-approved organization or at least 5 percent in two early-state polls.2 Candidates also need contributions from at least 165,000 individual donors (including at least 600 individual donors from each of 20 states or territories).3

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