Democratic Candidate: Andrew Yang

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On November 6, 2017, Yang filed with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to run for President of the United States. Yang is the first Asian American man to run for President of the United States as a Democrat and if elected, he would be the first Asian American President of the United States. In a press release on April 19, 2018, Andrew Yang announced that he would be personally giving one resident of New Hampshire $1,000/month in 2019 to show the effectiveness of his policy, the Freedom Dividend. He also announced he will be doing the same thing in Iowa in 2019.
In December 2018, Andrew Yang was included in the first polling by CNN of caucus voters in Iowa. 5% of respondents viewed him favorably, 12% viewed him unfavorably and 83% were not sure who he was. 28% of respondents said they could see supporting him. 0% of respondents named him as their first-choice while 1% as their second-choice candidate for the Democratic nomination.