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Races with Black Candidates Watched for Clues

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Races with Black Candidates Watched for Clues

Politics

Races with Black Candidates Watched for Clues

Races with Black Candidates Watched for Clues

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Five African-Americans are running for statewide office this year. In the past, African-Americans have had trouble winning these top-tier seats. Experts are watching this year's races to see if that could be changing.

John Ydstie talks to David Bositis, a Senior Political Analyst with the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.