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When the Candidates Come to Campus

Campuses are political spaces. For proof, look to the Democratic primaries for the 2020 presidential election. At universities, candidates have rallied undergraduates, debated policy, and taken selfies, aiming to break through in a crowded field.

The Chronicle tracked campus visits for four leading candidates for six months of this stretch — May 1 through October 31, 2019 — as they campaigned for their party’s nomination. Where they chose to make their case was revealing. (For a full list of stops, click here.)

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A version of this article appeared in the February 14, 2020, issue.
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