South Bend, IN Mayor Pete Buttigieg announced the formation of a presidential exploratory committee yesterday, quite a jump from being a small city mayor all the way to running for President. At this point, Mr. Buttigieg must be viewed as a minor candidate, but with millennial and LGBTQ constituencies serving as a potential political base, the South Bend Mayor could have access to both a financial and vote base.
It is unlikely that his campaign would forge to the front of a pack of candidates loaded with more experienced politicians, but Buttigieg’s exploratory efforts are worthy of some attention.
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