There are 23 Democrats running for president, but only three call the Midwest home. Do they have an advantage? And is not having Midwest roots a dealbreaker for voters in this region?
Battleground 2020: The Midwest. What Does 2016 Tell Us About the Future?
Political reporters Taylor Popielarz and Taurean Small traveled to six Midwestern states and interviewed over 50 people, including local party chairs, county clerks, everyday voters, the three Midwest candidates and a member of the Trump campaign to dissect what happened in 2016 and what may happen in 2020. This story is a part of their Battleground 2020: The Midwest series.