The Google Primary, Part 4: Interest in Early Frontrunners Kamala Harris and Bernie Sanders Is Correlated to State-by-State Diversity

This is the 4th post in a series of analyses of Google Trends data from the early part of the 2020 Democratic primary campaign. Find previous pieces here: Part 1 Part 2 and Part 3.

Looking at Google Trends from the last month alongside U.S. Census estimates on percentage of white, non-hispanic population shows a correlation between diversity of a state and the relative interest in the two early frontrunners…