NBC News @NBCNews The leading source of global news and info for more than 75 years. Jul. 29, 2019 1 min read

Journey to Power: The history of black voters, 1976 to 2020

@NBCNews has assembled a record of the black vote for each competitive Democratic presidential campaign since exit polling began. @SteveKornacki examines what the impact could be on 2020.

 http://NBCNews.com/BlackVoters  (1/4)

Since 1992, no candidate has won the Democratic nomination for president without winning a majority of the black vote. (2/4)

In 2016, African Americans made up 24 percent of Democratic primary voters, the most ever.

That share is expected to climb in 2020, especially with the presence of 2 major black candidates, and could be decisive in determining the party’s nominee. (3/4)

Read through @SteveKornacki’s 11-chapter breakdown of the black vote in America.  http://NBCNews.com/BlackVoters  (4/4) #NBCNewsThreads


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