The Democratic Primary, By The Numbers

By Nate Odenkirk | STAFF WRITER

10,000:

The number of rotting tomatoes purchased ahead of the debates, in case things get fun.


29:

A number shockingly close to the actual number of candidates running.


6:

The number of small elves living inside Bill DeBlasio telling him what to do.


4:

The number of African Americans in Iowa.


3:

The number of African Americans in Iowa if Kamala Harris is in Oakland for the weekend.


$20,459.88:

Total value of change thrown in wishing wells by candidates, wishing that they could be president.


12:

The year Joe Biden was born.


2:

Tim Ryan’s name recognition (him and his wife).


50 million:

The number of weeks before the Iowa caucuses. ♦