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One-on-one interview with presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg

Posted at 2:21 PM, Feb 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-17 17:23:22-05

Former South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg is one of the candidates who have been in Las Vegas the past few days during the early-voting period for the Nevada caucus.

13 Action News caught up with Buttigieg and had the opportunity to speak to him one-on-one.


Buttigieg says he is looking to build on his delegate lead after good results in Iowa and New Hampshire. His campaign is making a push to voters of color who are expected to make a decisive impact in the race.

“These are the issues that I’m hearing a lot about from Nevadans, a racially diverse, a forward-looking state full of workers who have taken steps to empower themselves, and workers deserve a voice in Washington,” says Buttigieg.

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Buttigieg appeared at a rally at Rancho High School on Sunday.

“We are reaching out to communities of color, Latino and African American communities represented in greater numbers here than in any of the other states that have yet had a caucus,” says Buttigieg.

“It’s an opportunity in reaching out to a broader and boarder electorate, but we’ve been already been able to connect with die-hard Democrats and draw independents and even some Republicans,” Buttigieg said.