BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Ten Democratic presidential candidates will take the stage for a debate Thursday night in Houston.
TEN CANDIDATES WHO QUALIFIED: The candidates consists of former Vice President Joe Biden, Senators Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar and Cory Booker, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg,, Former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro, Entreprenuer Andrew Yang, and former U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke.
Each candidate needed at least two percent of the vote in four polls and 130,000 unique donors in order to qualify for the debate. But the candidate field could shrink after Thursday night.
In the video above, Bakersfield College political science professor Allen Bolar talks to Eyewitness News Mornings to break down the things viewers should be looking out for.